Police will move into a 'reactive' phase where they will react to any new information as it comes to hand and initiate searching as required.
"We have been incredibly humbled by the generosity and support shown by everyone during this difficult time."
It's now been seven days since 34-year-old father Tom Phillips and his three children were last seen.
The three children and their father have been missing since Saturday.
The family has been missing for nearly a week.
It's nearly been a week since the group were last seen.
The search on Thursday focussed on the water with LandSAR teams joined by surf lifesavers.
Clearer conditions on Thursday will allow 20 Surf Lifesavers to search the waters surrounding Kiritehere Beach.
They say he'd keep his life on the line to keep his children safe.