One person has been taken to hospital after being shot in Waikato earlier on Sunday.
A police spokesperson said an investigation is now underway following the firearms incident, which happened near Lake Rotoma.
"One person is being treated in Waikato Hospital for a gunshot wound," a police spokesperson said.
Police are currently trying to determine how the person came to be injured.
"Initial indications are that those involved are known to each other and we do not believe there is any ongoing risk to the public."