A 20-month-old boy was taken to hospital suffering moderate injuries in Auckland this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to a Tindalls Beach property about 1.35pm, where the boy was injured.

He was flown by helicopter to the emergency department at Starship Children's Hospital, a St John spokesman said.

He said no further details about the incident were available.

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The Fire Service attended but referred NZME to St John for comment.