Tauranga Police are seeking to arrest Teina Jareau Haddon for failing to appear in the Thames District Court.
Haddon is described as a male Mäori aged 24 years of age, of extremely large build.
Haddon is of no fixed abode, and frequents the Te Puke and Tauranga Areas. He could also be in the wider Auckland metro area at the moment.
Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner stated that Police believed Haddon is in possession of a firearm and is considered dangerous.
The Senior Sergeant stated that Haddon should not be approached by the public and any person sighting him should immediately contact the Police on the 111 emergency number.
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Haddon should contact police. Alternatively information can be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.