7 Nov 2014

Search for missing Christchurch man

11:14 am on 7 November 2014

A 64-year-old Christchurch man with dementia has been reported missing.

Peter Tangira was last seen at 6pm last night at the Brookhaven Rest Home in Ferrymead, wearing black trackpants and a navy blue T-shirt with yellow writing on it.

He was described as Maori, about 190 centimetres tall and of medium build, with short, greying hair.

Police said he was reasonably fit and enjoyed walking but suffered from dementia and might be confused and disoriented.