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30 June 2022 | Announcements

Gear up for adventure at Torpedo7 Petone

Torpedo7 has opened its second store this year, expanding its nationwide footprint in Petone to offer Lower and Upper Hutt residents a more convenient way to gear up for their next adventure.

The big 1717m2 store located at 38 Annie Huggan Grove is a first of its kind for Torpedo7, featuring a refreshed, natural look that brings in the outdoors.

The new concept store enhances the customer experience with a new layout to hero Torpedo7's range of products and will be the updated look for new stores in the future. The store also features an onsite bike and snow workshop for gear repairs, safety checks and maintenance services.

Torpedo7 Chief Operating Officer, Garth Sutherland says the Petone store will employ 19 team members who are excited to open its doors in a city so passionate about the outdoors.

“We know there is a large population of adventure loving Kiwis throughout the Wellington region, and Petone is the doorway to the outdoor playground, whether it’s hiking the Belmont Trig Track, surfing at Breaker Bay, or biking the Remutaka Cycle trail.

“Some in the area may already shop with us online or at the Porirua store, but we're looking forward to opening in Petone to offer locals and those heading to the Wairarapa ranges a more convenient place to shop.”

Torpedo7 Petone Store Manager, Nic Cocker says the team of outdoor enthusiasts are looking forward to sharing their passions and local knowledge with customers.

"Petone is the gateway to the Wairarapa ranges, and our team know the area well. We're made up of keen mountain bikers, hikers, skiers, snowboarders and fly fishers, among other adventure sports. We've been busy preparing the store to welcome customers and encourage them to take advantage of our exclusive grand opening 'Doorbuster Deals' in-store from 1 to 5 July."

Offering a full range of Torpedo7 gear, including the best in water, bike, camping, snow, clothing, fitness and more, the Petone store will open seven days a week from 9 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Saturday, and 10 am to 5 pm on Sundays.

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