11:09am

: A gas main ruptured in Papamoa has been sealed off and is being repaired.

Fire service spokesman Scott Osmond said a digger hit a small domestic gas main in Dickson Rd.

Firefighters isolated the leak and the gas company was fixing it.

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EARLIER: A gas main has been ruptured on Dickson Rd in Papamoa.

Firefighters have been called to the scene.

Fire service spokesman Scott Osmond said the main had reportedly been struck by a digger.