A 36-year-old woman who was reported missing from her East Auckland home yesterday afternoon has been found safe and well.
Police earlier appealed for sightings of Samara Jade Carr who was last seen leaving her address in Bucklands Beach at around 4.30pm yesterday.
Police and Carr's family held "concerns for her safety and it is important that we locate her", police said in a statement.
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She was described as of medium build with brown straight hair.
She was last seen wearing a grey quilted zip-up puffer jacket and a black dress underneath; as well as red Vans-branded shoes.
A relative wrote on Facebook that the family was very worried and appealed for anyone who may have seen her to make contact "any time".
Police had conducting inquiries to locate her, including an aerial search by the Eagle helicopter.
"Police need to locate Samara and we urge anyone who saw someone matching her description or has information on her whereabouts to contact Police immediately."
They said this afternoon: "Police would like to thank members of the community for their assistance and concern in this matter."