A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead at a South Auckland property in the early hours of this morning.
Police were called to Smedley Street in Manurewa around 3.20am to reports a woman had been assaulted.
In a statement, police said a woman had died at the scene.
A man has since been arrested in connection to the incident and is speaking with police.
Police said they were not looking for anyone else in relation to the death.
A scene guard has been positioned outside the property and a scene examination is underway.