Staff at a Tauranga store were left traumatised after an alleged aggravated robbery yesterday.
Police are searching for the two men in the image.
Police say two men, believed to have been in possession of a firearm, entered a TAB at the Bethlehem Shops at 1.20pm.
The offenders took off with a small amount of cash, and then fled in a stolen white 1993 Nissan Sentra.
No one was injured.
The men were in their late 20s to early 30s, one was wearing shorts, sports shoes and a black and grey hoodie, and the other in dark trousers, gumboots and a grey hoodie with a dark jersey over his shoulders and head.
Anyone with information can call the Tauranga Police Station on 07 577 4300 or anonymously to Crimestopppers on 0800 555 111.
"The Government has to balance pay demands across the public sector. We have gone as far as we can in terms of extra Government money," Dr Clark said this afternoon.