Police are investigating an apparent shooting in a Manukau bar overnight.
Police were called to Republic Bar about 1:40am and located a 31-year-old man with what appeared to be a gunshot wound.
He was transported to Middlemore Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.
Police will conduct a scene examination today and a scene guard remains in place.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Counties Manukau Crime Squad on (09) 295 0200 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.