Breaking news: emergency services are responding to an incident in Marble Court, Northwood, following some kind of explosion / ‘loud bang’ which was heard & felt widely across north west Christchurch. More to come.
Update 11am: from the Stuff story linked below: “Police said in a statement that they were helping with evacuations and road closures. Motorists were advised to follow diversions and avoid the area.”
“Emergency services are attending an incident in Northwood, Christchurch, after a ‘loud bang’ was heard across the city.”