Bay of Plenty Police are appealing for sightings of an elderly man who is missing in Omokoroa.
Kevin Lipinsky left a Harbour View Road address at 6.30pm tonight and has not returned.
Mr Lipinsky has severe Alzheimers and is non-responsive.
He was wearing blue shorts and a navy jersey when last seen.
Police are asking Omokoroa residents to check their sections, including any sheds/boats, as Mr Lipinsky may have sought shelter from the weather.