Police have arrested a man following the death of a toddler in South Taranaki at the weekend.
Emergency services were called to a Hawera address about 11pm on Friday.
Ambulance and police attended but were not able to revive the two-year-old girl.
Detective Senior Sergeant Brent Matuku said the family had been provided with victim support and were assisting police.
“A 27-year-old Hawera male has been arrested in relation to the death and is assisting police with enquiries,” Matuku said.