Police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing from Levin for almost two weeks.
Sela Fifita-Tovo was last seen travelling on an InterCity bus to Auckland to visit family.
Police said she got off the bus at Westfield Mall in Manukau city.
They say further investigation shows she was talking with an Auckland man believed to be her boyfriend.
Police do not who he is and are appealing for any information about the pair.