Body found inside of burning car in south Auckland

Police officers in south Auckland investigating a car fire have found a body inside the vehicle.

Emergency services were called to a Chapel Rd address in Flat Bush just after 8pm on Saturday.

"A body was located inside the vehicle," police said in a statement on Sunday morning.

"Cordons will remain in place this morning while the scene is examined."

The statement said an investigation is underway and a scene examination will take place on Sunday.

Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact police on 105, quoting file number 210306/4193.