Four people are in police custody after a pursuit and carjacking,
The incident began when police noticed a stolen vehicle in Ngatea area at around 4.30pm on Tuesday.
Police signalled for the vehicle to stop but it fled, says a police spokesperson.
"We pursued for a short time before we abandoned."
As police were attempting to relocate the vehicle, the occupants dumped their original vehicle and stole another vehicle off a member of the public, who police say was uninjured.
"That vehicle was then located at around 5.15pm in the Hauraki area."
Four people were arrested and are in police custody.