If you know you have been reported missing, contact Police or family so they can stop searching. If you are aged 17 or older Police cannot tell anyone where you are without your consent.
Outlines what to do if a dementia sufferer goes missing. Also explains what dementia is, how it affects behaviour and how tracking devices are used.
This page provides you with advice on talking to the media about a missing person case, and emphasises cooperation between family and Police case officers.
Do not hesitate to contact professional help if ongoing support is needed. Contact your doctor, counsellor, therapist or community health centre for advice.
If a loved one is located and returns home… More
There is a difference between a missing person and a lost contact case - police do not deal with the latter. There are a number of reasons why people lose touch with each other, such as moving house o… More
If you have concerns for a missing New Zealander’s safety overseas and all other avenues of enquiry have been exhausted, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade may be able to try to locate the mi… More