An unidentified woman in a wheelchair has been found on State Highway 1 in Northland earlier today, and authorities are looking to help reunite her with her family.

A police spokesperson said it was possible the woman was from Auckland.

“Police are appealing for the public’s help to reunite this woman with her family.

“She was located today in a wheelchair on State Highway 1 in Pakaraka.”

Pakaraka is a small settlement around 20km south of Kerikeri.

The closest towns include Moerewa, Kawakawa, Kaikohe, and Russell.

“The woman has shoulder-length grey hair and is wearing a pink top,” police said.

Police are urging anyone who recognises the woman to call 105, citing reference P057476015.