Explosion in Northwood

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.”

Christchurch emergency services responding to ‘loud bang’ heard across city

Emergency services are attending an incident in Northwood, Christchurch, after a ‘loud bang’ was heard across the city.”



A photo from the scene supplied to Think Papanui by a Brookwater Ave resident