Almost a week has passed since anyone has seen pensioner and former rugby league international Mike McClennan.

But the goal is still the same, albeit more crucial now: He needs to be found.

Police have now released CCTV footage of the missing 75-year-old, who has dementia, in a renewed bid to jog people's memories and encourage anyone who may have picked him up in their vehicle or seen him that day to contact them immediately.

The blurry video shows McClennan - wearing jeans and a black and red cardigan - walking northbound on the Hibiscus Coast Highway towards Hatfields Beach, just north of Orewa.

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The time stamp reads 17:19 just as he walks past the Hibiscus Dairy.

CCTV Footage of Mike McClennan

Have you picked up Mike McClennan? Police are continuing to search for the missing 75-year-old but are once again reaching out to our public for assistance. Search and Rescue teams have continued to scour the Hatfield’s Beach and Orewa area for Mr McClennan who was last seen on Wednesday 16 October 2019 at around 5pm walking along the Hibiscus Coast Highway. A number of days have passed and we are now racing against the clock to try and locate Mr McClennan who suffers from dementia. We are once again asking our community to send this message far and wide as we need to know if someone has picked Mr McClennan up and driven him to a different location. This could have been a tourist so it is imperative that our community help us get this message out there. On that note, I would like to take the opportunity to thank our community who have given up their time to assist our search and rescue efforts and have been doing all that they can to help Mr McClennan’s family at this difficult time. We also continue to ask people to make sure that they are checking their sheds and properties for Mr McClennan who may have sought shelter. Police are releasing CCTV footage today of Mr McClennan where he was seen walking north along Hibiscus Coast Highway on the day he went missing. As we have previously said, he was wearing a red and black jacket, however we believe he has also been sighted with the jacket off and wearing a black t-shirt. We just ask our community to keep this in mind. The footage is now available on the North Shore, Rodney and West Auckland Facebook Page. Anyone with information is asked to urgently contact Senior Sergeant Brett Henshaw on the 105 number.

Posted by North Shore, Rodney & West Auckland Police on Monday, 21 October 2019

It is about a 26-minute walk from the Milton Court Rest Home on Milton Rd where he went missing from.

A worker at the dairy told the Herald it was a "sad time'' for the community - many of whom were still out and about helping in the search for the pensioner.

It has been almost a week since 75-year-old Mike McClennan was last seen. Photo / Supplied
It has been almost a week since 75-year-old Mike McClennan was last seen. Photo / Supplied

The worker, who did not want to be named, said police had been into the dairy and they had passed on the CCTV footage of McClennan captured last Wednesday.

Police are again urging people to once again think about whether they may have seen the elderly man in the last few days.

Mike McClennan is seen walking past a dairy on Hibiscus Coast Highway last Wednesday. Image / NZ Police
Mike McClennan is seen walking past a dairy on Hibiscus Coast Highway last Wednesday. Image / NZ Police

Senior Sergeant Brett Henshaw, of the Waitemata North Police, said: "We are once again asking our community to send this message far and wide as we need to know if someone has picked Mr McClennan up and driven him to a different location.

"This could have been a tourist, so it is imperative that our community help us get this message out there.

"We also continue to ask people to make sure that they are checking their sheds and properties for Mr McClennan who may have sought shelter''.

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McClennan's son, former Kiwis and Warriors coach Brian "Bluey'' McClennan, told the Herald there was nothing new today, but that they had again been to the control centre.

"All search parties have GPS,'' he said.

"The police download all data onto a map, which we have viewed. It's so comprehensive. We just keep looking''.

Can you help? Contact police immediately by calling phone number: 10-5

Mike McClennan, 75, was last seen walking past Hibiscus Dairy on the Hibiscus Coast Highway last Wednesday. Image / Google
Mike McClennan, 75, was last seen walking past Hibiscus Dairy on the Hibiscus Coast Highway last Wednesday. Image / Google