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Source: New Zealand Police

Police are currently assisting Fire and Emergency New Zealand at an incident at Hawke’s Bay Hospital, involving a chemical spill.

Police were called about 9.35am. 

A number of people have been evacuated from some parts of the hospital as a precaution.

Police are asking members of the public not to attend the hospital at this time unless it is an emergency.

Police thanks the public in advance for their assistance.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre 

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