A digger worth more than $50,000 is among the property stolen from a Mount Maunganui business.
Detective Sergeant Darryl Brazier said burglars cut a hole in the wire fence around Newton Rd business sometime during the weekend.
A padlock was then cut allowing them to leave through the front gate.
The stolen property consists of a distinctive earthmoving excavator on a trailer.
The digger is a blue Airman AX1.7 sign written with Porter Hire. It was on a silver McLeod trailer, license plate number K961K.
Phone Tauranga police on (07) 577 4300 or anonymously call Crime Stoppers if you have seen the excavator being towed from the area, have been offered the property or know where it may now be.