Dunedin police are looking for 24-year-old Tamaroa Jones, who has a warrant for his arrest.
He is described as being 173cm tall, and has a tattoo on the right-hand side of his neck.
Anyone who sees Jones, or knows his current whereabouts, is asked to contact Dunedin police on 03 471 4800.
Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
A police spokeswoman said Jones was sentenced to two years and one month in prison, as the leader of a group that burgled $46,500 worth of goods from a Christchurch home in 2014.