A homicide inquiry has been launched following the death of two men at an Omanawa property near Tauranga last night.
Police were called to an Ormsby Lane address about 7.40pm following a report of shots being fired.
District manager for criminal investigations Detective Inspector Mark Loper said upon arrival, two men were found deceased.
"Police are working to understand the full circumstances of what has occurred."
"A scene examination will continue at the property today," he said.
Police are asking for anyone who may have seen any suspicious behaviour in the area, or who knew the men, to get in touch.