A 20-year-old Canadian backpacker is missing in New Zealand.
Pearce Martin was last seen in Waitangi for the festival celebrations and has not been heard from since February 8.
Martin had been in regular contact with friends and family through Facebook and emails.
He had been camping and staying in hostels during his trip around the country.
Police said there is no clue where Martin went after Waitangi and his lack of contact is a concern.
Anyone who has seen him can contact any police station quoting reference 130223/3877, or email