One person has been taken to hospital with burns after a gas hob exploded at a property in Christchurch.
The explosion happened around 6.40pm on Hoon Hay Rd in Christchurch.
A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman confirmed they were at the property handling the incident until St John ambulance crews arrived.
One person had sustained burns when a gas hob exploded, he said.
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The patient had since been taken to hospital.