Police are seeking a 37-year-old man in relation to a number of burglaries and car thefts in the Wellington region.

Matthew Taylor is approximately 5ft 7in and of a thin build.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact Detective Sergeant Richard Gibson or Detective Sergeant Steve Wescott at Wellington Central Police on 04 381 2000.

Alternatively information may be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.