Waitakere Police are are looking for a man who has breached parole conditions.
Michael John Hindman, 54, has breached his parole conditions and there is a warrant for his return to prison.
He is considered to be dangerous and should not be approached.
He has previously lived in the West Auckland area.
Anyone who knows where is should phone 111 immediately.
Information can also be given anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or phone Constable Alex Nicholson of the Waitakere Police on 09 213 8005.