Whangarei's emergency services are blocking off parts of Kamo after a gas leak at a service station.
Police have put up a 500 metre exclusion zone and are evacuating homes and parts of Kamo HIgh School after the gas leak at the Z service station.
The leak was believed to have been caused when a bus hit the gas line.
Diversions are in place.
More information will be released as it comes to hand.