Police say a missing woman who has not been seen since Tuesday morning is likely to have three young children with her.
Rachael Shepherd, 30, Te Awamutu, was last seen on the main street of Te Awamutu two days ago about 9am.
Ms Shepherd is driving a distinctive yellow Mazda Atenza saloon 2003, registration FSC813.
She is described as European, medium build, blond hair (tied up in a bun) and was last seen wearing a pink and white two toned singlet and tan shorts.
"It is likely that Rachael will have her three children with her - aged nine, seven and four years.
"Rachael has not been in contact with family or friends and Police would like to encourage her to contact Police to alleviate our concerns as to her welfare and the welfare of her three sons.
Any information as to her whereabouts or sightings of the vehicle can be passed to Sergeant Greg Foster, Acting Area Response Manager, Western Waikato on 021 1914467 or email to email@example.com or to the Te Awamutu Police Station on 07 872 0100.