Brent, 60, has been missing in the Waikanae Beach area since yesterday evening.
He is described as being of a medium build with grey shoulder length hair and a beard.
He was last seen wearing a dark grey sweatshirt, grey trackpants and black sports shoes.
Police and his family are concerned for his wellbeing
If you have seen Brent or have information that could assist Police in locating him, please ring 111 and quote event number P051512709.