Police are searching for a man described as dangerous who has breached his parole conditions.
A warrant has been issued for Michael John Hindman, 54, police said.
Hindman, who had previously lived in the west Auckland area, was considered to be dangerous and should not be approached.
Anyone who knew where he was should phone 111 immediately.
Information could also be given anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or phone Constable Alex Nicholson of Waitakere police on 09 213 8005.