Police have arrested a man in relation to the theft at Gun City where up to $20,000 in goods was taken on January 10.
A 31-year-old Selwyn man has been charged with shoplifting and released on bail. He is thought to have taken several items including an $18,000 night vision head unit, Fairfax reported.
He is due in Christchurch District Court later in the month.
Police have urged anyone who is offered hunting equipment or see items for sale at prices too good to be true to contact them on (03) 363 7400, anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimerstoppers-nz.org.