Police are appealing for information from the public, following a building fire on Greenwood Street, Motueka yesterday morning.
Police, alongside Fire and Emergency New Zealand, are working to establish the circumstances around the fire, which is now being treated as suspicious.
Police would like to hear from anyone with any information about the fire.
Police are particularly interested in speaking with anyone who was in the immediate vicinity of the fire, between 6:45am and 8:30am on Friday and saw anything out of the ordinary.
Information can be provided to 105, referencing file number 220624/4496, or to Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.