Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of two people at a property in Hāwera, Taranaki early this morning.
"At around 2:50 this morning, emergency services were called to a property where two people were located deceased," Area Commander Inspector Belinda Dewar said in a statement.
"One person was arrested at the scene without incident and is assisting police with our enquiries."
Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to this incident.
A scene guard is in place and a scene examination will continue this morning.