Police are seeking the public's help locating a man who has been missing from the Coromandel Peninsula since Tuesday.
Gordon Nicholson, 62, was last seen along Whiritoa Beach, in Whiritoa, police said.
He was possibly heading to a blow hole near the south end of the beach at the time of his disappearance.
Mr Nicholson was last seen wearing tramping boots, shorts and a medium-sized backpack.
Anyone with information has been urged to contact Hamilton Police on (07) 858 6200.