Police in Hamilton are on the hunt for a man in relation to a shooting in the city over the weekend.

Te Aihurangi Edwards Tangiora is being sought by police following an incident on Sunday night.

Authorities were called to a house in the suburb of Fairfield after receiving multiple reports of a firearm being discharged at the address, police said.

Detective sergeant Terri Wilson, of the Hamilton Criminal Investigations Bureau, said: "A victim underwent surgery at Waikato Hospital after he was shot and is now recovering.

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"Police are now looking for Te Aihurangi Edwards Tangiora in relation to those inquiries.''

Tangiora, 28, is 175cm tall, is of medium to solid build and often has a dark beard, police said.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact authorities immediately.

"Waikato Police would also like to speak to any witnesses to Sunday night's shooting - or anyone who may have information surrounding the incident.''

Can you help? Call Hamilton Police: (07) 858 6200 or CrimeStoppers anonymous: 0800 555 111.