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23 Aug 2019 8:26
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    Finding what caused the massive Northwood gas explosion - could take a year

    Finding what caused the massive Northwood gas explosion - could take a year


    WorkSafe is the regulator for ensuring the safe supply and use of electricity and gas - and has taken over the investigation.

    Two people remain in Christchurch Hospital - one in critical condition - after the Marble Court house exploded last Friday - the day after having gas repairs.

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