A man is being treated for burns after an explosion at a property in West Auckland.

Police are in attendance at the property in Timandra Place in Massey after reports of a minor explosion at 12.20pm today.

Police said the address has been cleared and they are now conducting a scene examination with the Fire Service to find the cause of the explosion.

Five people were at the address and are assisting police.


A man presented to an Accident and Emergency clinic and is being treated for burns. Police said he is in a stable condition, and they plan to speak with him.

There are no reports of other injuries. The road has been cordoned off and motorists have been asked to avoid the area.