A Mongrel Mob member with an extensive criminal history is on the run from police.

Waitakere Police are looking Andre Tipi Rangi Wiremu Schudder, 45, after he breached his parole conditions.

There are several warrants for his return to prison, police said.

He is considered highly dangerous and should not be approached, police said.

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Mr Schudder has previously lived in the Auckland area but he may have travelled outside the region.

Police are appealing for anyone who knows where he is to phone 111 immediately or leave information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.