A shop owner was knocked to the ground while his mini-mart was robbed of tobacco and cigarettes.
Police are looking for three Maori men who robbed the Epuni Mini Mart in Oxford Terrace, Lower Hutt, at 6pm on Tuesday.
One attacked the owner and knocked him down, while the two others grabbed cigarettes and tobacco before running away.
One man wore a black hoodie with a white pattern on the sleeves.
The second wore black shorts and a white and black hoodie.
The third man wore a white hoodie and black trousers with white shoes.