Armed police were standing guard in Whakatane this afternoon after they were called when a man presented a gun to another person.
The armed man has been found and arrested near Taiwhakaea Marae, he is being processed at the Whakatane Police Station and would be charged with a fire arm offence.

Golf Links and Wano roads have now been reopened and Whakatane Golf Club and Airport are operating as normal, after being in lock down.