Evacuation as digger hits gas main west of Auckland

2:57 pm on 19 October 2016

A gas leak that caused some houses and businesses in Waitakere to be evacuated has been fixed.

Houses and businesses along a 1.5km stretch of Brigham Creek Road in the suburb of Whenuapai were evacuated after a digger hit a large gas main.

The road was closed from State Highway 16 to the local shops.