Police have fears for the safety of a 17-year-old south Canterbury boy who has not been seen since 10am on Tuesday.
Yuri Santana left his home on Rangitata Huts Rd in Clandeboye near Temuka mid-morning.
Police say it appeared that he headed west. The last possible sighting of Mr Santana was west of Rangitata Huts Rd around 11am.
He is described as being182cm tall, is of medium build and has dark hair. He was last seen wearing light blue shorts and a light grey zip-up jacket.
Police ask anyone who sees Yuri or has any idea of his whereabouts to call 111.