8 Feb 2012

Search for woman resumes

11:00 am on 8 February 2012

A search has resumed for a woman missing in the suburb of Karori, Wellington.

Edna Mae Cairns, 74, who is known as Mae, was last seen at her Standen Street home on Monday evening.

Acting Sergeant Anthony Harmer says it's believed she's been missing since Tuesday morning. A search in the Karori cemetery - where she is known to regularly walk - found no sign of her.

Ms Cairns is described as being of extremely small build and wearing a white top, blue jeans and black shoes.

Searchers returned to the cemetery on Wednesday morning.