A gun-wielding man has held up a Whangarei shop and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police northern communications Inspector Steve Kose said officers were alerted to the incident on Onerahi Rd, Onerahi, about 2.30pm.
The man is described as 1.7 metres tall and was wearing a jumper and a scarf around his neck.
No one was hurt in the robbery.
Anyone with information should contact Whangarei police on 09 430 4500 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 111 555.