Missing Mount Maunganui woman and daughter found safe

A woman and her three-year-old daughter, who were missing from Mount Maunganui have now been found safe.

Police say Hazel Phillips, 27, and her three-year-old daughter Lexi were reported missing from Mount Maunganui late last night.

Police initially said they had concerns for her welfare. 

Hazel Phillips.
Hazel Phillips. Source: NZ Police