THE search for missing former Saints coach Mike McClennan resumed early this morning in New Zealand.

The 75-year-old, who suffers from severe dementia, has not been seen since leaving his rest home on Wednesday.

He was last seen walking northbound on the Hibiscus Coast Highway near Hatfields Beach around 5pm on 16 October, wearing a red and black Saints jacket and blue jeans.

The popular New Zealander was coach at Saints between 1990-93.