Wellington Police are appealing for help to find 20-year-old Caitlyn Bird, who has been reported missing by her family.
She was last seen in Glover Park, Wellington, on Monday 9 May.
Police say she has not been missing before and her family have concerns for her safety.
Caitlyn is 178cm tall, with mid-length brown hair, hazel eyes, and a distinctive American accent.
When she was last seen, she was wearing dark jeans, a black raincoat and a heavy, men's brown and white checked outdoor shirt.
Anyone who may have seen Caitlyn or have information on her whereabouts is asked to contact Wellington Police on 04 381 2000.