Police are looking for a man armed with a hammer who robbed a Domino's pizza store on Saturday night.
The suspect was wearing a grey hoodie and black pants when he threatened a staff member at the Papamoa outlet.
No one was hurt, and the offender escaped on pushbike, with cash.
Police suspect it may be linked to the robbery of a Subway in Tauranga on Friday night.
Anyone with information on either incident is urged to call Tauranga police on (07) 577 4300 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.