Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Tarneit teenager Hinerangi.
The 17-year-old was last seen in Epping last Wednesday.
Police and family are concerned for Hinerangi as her disappearance is out of character.
She is described as Pacific Islander in appearance, approximately 180cm tall with long brown hair.
Hinerangi was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black shorts and white shoes.
An image of Hinerangi has been released in the hope someone may recognise her and provide information on her whereabouts.