Concern for missing Otorohanga teenager
Police are searching for a teenager who was last seen five days ago outside her school in Otorohanga.
Waihanea Maaka, 14, was wearing her Otorohanga College school uniform and a grey and black hoodie, police said.
She was also carrying a Jordan school bag.
Waihanea's caregiver said that she had been in touch with her brother on Friday and on Tuesday by phone and she had hoped that Waihanea would have returned home.
She believes she may have headed back to her previous address in Matamata.
Waihanea had never done this before when living with her caregiver.
Police hold serious concerns for her wellbeing.
Anyone who has seen or know of her whereabouts should contact Constable Ian Lawrence at the Otorohanga Police on (07) 873 7399 or alternatively, people can ring Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
- Waikato Times