Dannevirke Police have confirmed a body has been recovered near the property of missing man William Kerry Power.
A Police SAR team discovered the body, which is believed to be that of a man at around 10am today.
Mr Power's family have been advised and formal identification processes along with a post mortem will take place shortly.
Power was last seen by a family member at his home and police had today been searching the wider area around the property.
Senior Sergeant Nathan Davis, of Tararua police, said two search and rescue teams made up of staff from Palmerston North, Whanganui, and Levin, as well as a police dog, were involved in the extensive ground search.