A search and rescue operation is underway in Porirua for a man last seen in the grounds of Kenepuru Hospital.[image:2773:half:right]
Acting Sergeant Anthony Harmer says police have concerns for the wellbeing and safety of William Campbell, 26.
He says the operation was launched because the weather in the area is extreme.
Mr Campbell was last seen at about 9am on Wednesday.
Anyone who knows him is asked to contact police, as well as anyone who was in the vicinity of the hospital on Wednesday.