Missing persons – useful websites

  • Salvation Army Family Tracing Service uses a wide international and local network to bring families back together and reunite loved ones.

    Visit the Salvation Army Family Tracing Service website.

  • Red Cross conducts worldwide searches for missing relatives and exchanges messages, to restore and maintain contact between families.

    Visit the Red Cross website.

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade may be able to help if a New Zealander has gone missing overseas. It can only help if other methods of contact, including police, have been unsuccessful and there is reason to be concerned for the person’s safety and welfare.

    Visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade web page Safe Travel.

  • New Zealand Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR) provides search and rescue support for the lost, missing and injured.

    Visit the LandSAR website.

  • Australian Federal Police coordinates 'Missing Persons' in Australia. It creates public awareness while reducing the impact of missing persons within the community.

    Visit the Australian Federal Police web pages Missing persons.

  • UK Missing Persons Bureau is a national and international point of contact for all UK missing person and unidentified body investigations.

    Visit the UK Missing Persons Bureau website.

  • International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC) is a global movement to promote the safety and well-being of children. The Global Missing Children Network is a subsidiary organisation of ICMEC that focuses on international missing children.

    Visit the ICMEC website.

  • Suicide Prevention Information New Zealand (SPINZ) is a national service promoting safe and effective suicide prevention.

    Visit the SPINZ website.

  • Alzheimers New Zealand provides support, information and contacts for people with dementia and their carers, family, whānau and community.

    Visit the Alzheimers New Zealand website.

  • Victim Support is there for people affected by crime and trauma, helping to restore hope and confidence.

    Visit the Victim Support website.

  • Family and Friends of Missing Persons Aotearoa is a charitable trust dedicated to providing ongoing support, information and education for those left behind when someone goes missing.

    Visit the Family and Friends of Missing Persons Aotearoa website.

  • Crimestoppers, a charitable organisation, can be contacted anonymously day or night with any information about a crime, wanted person or missing person connected to a crime.

    Visit the Crimestoppers website.