Police in Dunedin are looking for a 12-year-old boy who was reported missing last night.
Kadafi Pritchard was last seen in Anderson's Bay in Dunedin wearing khaki shorts, a white sweater with a zip, red socks and no shoes.
He is of Maori descent, thin and 140 centimetres tall.
Police said he may still be in the area or making his way north to Christchurch.
They said he should not be approached but people should call the police if they see him.