As stated by Detective Inspector Daryl Smith:
Police continue to follow lines of enquiry in relation to missing man John Mills.
On Wednesday staff completed a search of an area off Cambridge Road in Hilcrest.
Police are now following up multiple lines of enquiry as a result of the search.
We are working hard to piece together what happened to Mr Mills in the lead up to his disappearance.
Police want to thank those who have already come forward with information.
We have investigators reviewing the information provided by the community so far, and we continue to ask anyone else with information on his whereabouts to contact Police.
Mr Mills was reported missing from his home in Mount Roskill in Auckland in June.
His car, a blue Nissan Pulsar with the registration YD4731, was last seen in the Waikato area.
Mr Mills is described as being around 178cm tall, of medium build, and is 52-years-old.
We are keen to hear from anyone with information, regardless of how small you may think it is.
It may be relevant to our investigation and assist us in locating Mr Mills.
Anyone who has seen Mr Mills or his vehicle, or has any information which could assist is urged to call 105 and quote file number 220620/9565.
Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.