Scene examinations are continuing today at a South Auckland property where a baby girl was found dead yesterday.
Police were called to a block of flats on Sandbrook Avenue, in Ōtara, on Thursday morning following the unexplained death, Counties Manukau CIB detective senior sergeant Veronica McPherson said.
A scene guard remains in place.
Police are speaking to a man as part of their inquiries.
Oranga Tamariki's regional manager for South Auckland, Alison Cronin, said they are assisting police with their investigation.
A post mortem will be carried out later today.
No charges have been laid by police at this stage.