Police search for 72-year-old male in Taranaki

  • North Island: West Coast

Taranaki Police are searching for 72-year-old Joseph Pokai-Whenua who has been reported missing from New Plymouth.

He was last seen on Sunday October 4 at around 9am when he went for a walk and failed to return home.

Mr Pokai-Whenua is described as male with a small build. He's clean shaven with short grey hair.

He was last seen wearing a blue woolen jersey, a green sleeveless vest, grey track pants with a white stripe down the side and black leather shoes.

The public is encouraged to contact Police on 06 215 4230 if they have any information on the disappearance of Mr Pokai-Whenua.