Police are still seeking a man who is evading arrest and thought to be in the Hutt Valley Area.

Jonathan Antipas, 24, has a warrant out for his arrest and Detective Senior Sergeant Dave Thornton said police would continue to look for him, and check with known associates and addresses.

"My message for Jonathan is that this matter is not going to go away and it will simply be a matter of time before we catch up with him.

"We encourage him to come forward and make contact so he can tell us his side of the story."

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Hutt Valley Police on 04 560 2600.

Anonymous information can be provided via the Crimestoppers organisation on 0800 555 111.