Police are appealing for sightings of four-year-old Bow O’Leary.
Bow was last seen at his home on Hyla Road, Haumoana, Hastings at around 3pm this afternoon.
Over a dozen officers and Police dogs are searching the Hyla Road and Memorial Park area.
Police and his family are concerned for his safety.
Bow was last seen wearing a grey tee-shirt and blue shorts. He was not wearing shoes.
We ask people in the nearby area to check their properties and to report any sightings of Bow immediately to 111.