As stated by Detective Senior Sergeant Kevan Verry, Northland CIB:
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 45-year-old Cliff Wharerau, who has multiple warrants to arrest relating to extremely serious and violent offending, including discharging a firearm at Police.
Wharerau is known to frequent Northland, Auckland and Te Awamutu, and has ties to a local gang in his area, however we are appealing for information from across the country to locate him.
We would like to remind the public that anyone harbouring this offender may face charges.
He has distinctive tattoos on his left hand, arm and shoulder and is described as 174cm tall.
He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached – if you see Wharerau, please call 111 immediately.
Additionally, anyone who has further information on his whereabouts should contact Police on 105, quoting file number 201027/0516.
Information can also be provided via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.