Police have found a Wellington woman and her 6-year-old daughter who were reported missing last night.

Police would like to thank members of the public and the media for their help in finding missing mum Jacqueline Fergusson, also known as Patricia Fergusson.

Ms Fergusson and her daughter were located last night at a Lower Hutt address.

Police had earlier launched a search for the pair as they had concerns for their welfare.