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Police have fears for the safety of a male who jumped off Auckland's Princes Wharf early this morning.
Members of the public witnessed the male remove his shoes and shirt before jumping into the water about 5am.
He was last seen swimming under the wharf.
The police national dive squad has been called in after a search involving police staff and the police maritime unit was unable to find him.
The male has been described as a 1.86m tall Caucasian of medium build with frizzy hair about 15-20cm long.
Police have called for anyone with information that could help identify the male or confirm his safety to get in touch urgently.