Police have issued an arrest warrant for John Borrie Alexander and are warning he should not be approached.
The 49-year-old, originally from Greymouth, faces three charges relating to cannabis cultivation and possession with intent to supply.
Alexander was living in Hawea, Wanaka, until a few days ago and could now be in the Queenstown area.
Senior Constable Sean Drader says: “He is considered dangerous and should not be approached.”
Alexander is believed to be driving a silver 1996 Honda CRV, registration EAP657. Anyone with information should contact Wanaka Police.