Emergency services have closed off part of a busy road in Mangere, South Auckland, because a gas main issue.
The NZ Transport Agency said just before 3.30pm Kirkbridge Road - between State Highway 20A and Ascot Road - the area would be cordoned off.
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Motorists are being warned to avoid the area.
Due to a Gas Main Issue emergency services have CLOSED a section of Kirkbride Rd between SH20A & Ascot Rd. Please avoid this area ^TP pic.twitter.com/3UgpOvw0ew— NZTA Akld & Nthlnd (@NZTAAkl) February 13, 2017