The search and rescue team looking for Maketū man John Mohi, who'd been missing for almost a week, have found a body.

Police have yet to formally identify the body discovered this evening.

However, the search and rescue operation for the 77-year-old has been put on hold.

Police have offered their sympathies to Mohi's friends and family.

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John Kohi Mohi, also known as Johnny Moses, has been missing since Sunday night.

Mohi, who has dementia, was last seen at homestead on Church Rd in Maketū.