24 Apr 2017

Missing 11-year-old found safe and well

9:35 am on 24 April 2017

An 11-year-old boy who went missing in Thames overnight after telling family members he would walk to his grandmother's house has been found at a Paeroa address.

Tematau Wilson

Tematau Wilson Photo: NZ Police

Police said Tematau Wilson went missing yesterday.

He was with family in Thames when he walked off.

Police said he may have attempted to walk in the direction of Kopu after making remarks to his family that he intended to walk to Waharoa.

But they have confirmed he has been found safe and well at a Paeroa address.