Woman missing from South Auckland care home found 'safe and well'

A woman missing from her South Auckland care home since last night has been found "safe and well".

Seventy-year-old Elisapeta. Source: NZ Police

Elisapeta, 70, had been missing from her Māngere care home since about 7pm last night.

"She is safe and well," police said. 

"We would like to thank the public for their assistance."