Elderly man, 94, goes missing on North Canterbury fishing trip

An elderly has been reported missing after not returning from a fishing trip in North Canterbury.

Kenneth Kidd, 94, reported missing in Waiau. Source: 1 NEWS

Kenneth Kidd, 94, was believed to have been fishing at a river in Waiau today.

A friend of the elderly man spotted his car this morning by the Waiau River, near Lower Flat Road, however Mr Kidd was not able to be found nearby.

Family and friends had concerns for Mr Kidd's welfare, and police are keen to speak with anyone who might have seen him in the last day or so, police said in a statement.

Anyone with information is urged to get in touch with police immediately by calling 111.