Tauranga police are asking for the public's help to find 29-year-old Pere Joseph Downes.

Police would like to speak to him in relation to inquiries into a vehicle stolen from Tauranga last month.

Anyone with information about Downes' whereabouts are asked to call their local police station. Information can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 by quoting file number 161014/0496.