A search has been launched for a Mongrel Mob gang member who has failed to appear in court.
Forty-year-old Matthew Speck has a swastika tattoo on his wrist and another tattoo on the right-hand side of his neck.
He is facing charges of methamphetamine possession and burglary, has a long-running criminal background and knows police are looking for him.
Police are urging members of the public not to approach Mr Speck, and to instead call 111 if he is sighted or his whereabouts are known.
People with non-urgent information are advised to contact Waitakere Police on 09 829 0600 or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.