Armed police have apprehended a man at a Wellington apartment after a break in this morning.
RNZ was told a woman living in the Boulcott Street apartment told bystanders the man was known to her, and was wearing a holster, which could have held a large knife or a gun.
Police entered the building and have taken a man into custody.
They said no-one was seriously injured in the incident.
A dog unit was also deployed during the incident.