Police have found Levin woman Terri-Lee Hartley who was earlier reported missing near the Mangahao Dam south of Palmerston North.

Hartley was reported missing this morning and was last seen yesterday around 6pm.

Police said 28-year-old and was not prepared for a night outdoors and that she may have spoken with two hunters last night in the Mangahao Dam No 3 area.

Hartley was found safe and well at 6.45pm.