Hundreds of sharks have been spotted sunbathing in shallow waters off Great Barrier Island, located in the outer Hauraki Gulf.
Incredible drone footage shared to a local Facebook page shows the juvenile sharks swimming close to the shore of Tryphena, a town on the island.
Several different species can be seen in the footage, the distinctive shape of hammerhead sharks easy to spot in the crystal-clear water.
Many locals were happy to see the sharks in such great numbers, saying it indicates a thriving population.
Watch the video above.