Tauranga Police is looking for the 37-year-old Brendan Steve Allan from Tauranga to arrest arrests for not appearing in the court of Tauranga on 16 August.
Allan is faced with charges related to possession of a gun, possession of methamphetamine and disqualified driving.
The police believe that Allan is actively trying to avoid the police and changed his appearance last week by shaving off his beard and long hair.
Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner says that Allan should not be approached.
"Anyone with knowledge of their whereabouts should call the police immediately."
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Tauranga police on 07 5774300.
Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously via the line Crime Stoppers 0800 555 111.