Police are concerned for a 15-year-old Taranaki boy who has been missing for over a week.
William Sayles hasn't been seen since January 6.
Hawera detective constable Chris Henry says they want to speak to anyone who has seen or heard from him.
"We encourage William to report to the nearest police station and have a discussion with police about why he does not want to return home" Constable Henry says.
William has contacts in Hawera, Patea and Whanganui and could currently be in the Levin area.
Anyone with information should call Constable Henry at the Hawera Police station on 06 278 0260.