A man has been injured after his tractor crashed down a bank on a Western Bay of Plenty property today.

Emergency services were called to an address on State Highway 33 near Paengaroa about 12.30pm.

The man has been taken to Tauranga Hospital.

A fire communications spokesman said firefighters used a Stokes Basket (a type of stretcher) to help retrieve the man, who had come off the tractor during the incident.

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It was not clear how seriously injured the man was, he said.