Woman charged in relation to stabbing

A 22 year-old woman has been charged in relation to a stabbing in Motueka earlier today.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police said a man was in a serious but stable condition after surgery in Nelson Hospital for multiple stab wounds.

Detective Sergeant Mark Kaveney said police were called by ambulance staff to a property in High St Motueka around 2 o‘clock this morning.

He said a man, aged in his 40s, had serious injuries from multiple stab wounds.

Police said the woman has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in Nelson District Court tomorrow.