UPDATED 2.29PM: A human skull has been found at Mount Maunganui this afternoon.
Police are at Salisbury Wharf after a skull was fished up just after 2pm.
Detective Sergeant Alan Kingsbury says there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the skull.
"It (the case) is still early and we are working on it."
A police spokesperson says that a fisherman has found an item which he believed may be human remains.
"Police were called and we are currently examining the item and making inquiries."
Reports are coming in of a skull washing up in Mount Maunganui.
A witness at the scene says police are down on Salisbury Wharf after a "human skull was fished up".
SunLive has contacted police for more information.
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