A dangerous man is on the loose in the lower North Island, wanted by police over a serious assault.
Police say Henare Keri Namana, 34, is believed to be in Wairarapa, Wellington or the Hutt Valley area.
They say Namana is dangerous and shouldn't be approached.
Namana is wanted for arrest over a serious assault.
Anyone with information on Namana's whereabouts is urged to contact Masterton Police on (06) 370 0300.