Police are wanting to speak to a man considered dangerous after a firearm incident in Paeroa on Tuesday.
They said no one was injured in the incident.
Police are wanting to speak to 38-year-old Tawhai Peeke.
He is described as of medium build and around 187-centimetres tall.
Police believe he has links to the Paeroa, Waihi and Hamilton areas.
They said he is known to carry firearms and should not be approached.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact 105 or anonymously via Crimestoppers.