Raglan Police are looking for an 87-year-old male James Rees Whitney who has gone missing.
Mr Whitney was last seen at about 9.10am on Thursday at his home address in Wallis Street, Raglan by a care nurse.
He informed the nurse that he would be going into town later that morning but he did not return home for a regular medical appointment at 4pm with the same nurse.
Police want to hear from anyone who saw or spoke to Mr Whitney at any time on Thursday.
Mr Whitney requires daily medication for diabetes and Police have concerns for Mr Whitney’s health if he does not receive this medication.
Police and land search and rescue have been searching for him overnight without success.
Anyone with any information please contact Raglan Police on 07 825 8200
Source: New Zealand Police.