Police are working to identify a set of human remains found near a walkway in Porirua’s Tītahi Bay.

Officers were called to the scene at about 10.50am yesterday after a person found “what they believed to be human remains” near the Whitireia Park walkway.

It’s since been confirmed the remains are human.

“Officers will be in the area this morning to conduct a scene examination and work is under way to establish the identity of the deceased,” a police spokesperson said this morning.