There has been a possible gas leak after a car crashed into a hole in the ground of a construction site in Mount Maunganui.
Police were called to a single-vehicle crash on Granada St in Mount Maunganui near Hibiscus Ave about 5.50am.
A car had driven into a hole in the ground of a construction site, a spokeswoman said.
St John was called but the driver was uninjured, she said.
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A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said it was contacted by police regarding a possible gas leak.
On arrival, there was a smell of gas and crews contacted a construction company, he said.
He was unsure whether the gas was coming from the car or the construction site.