A man was rushed to hospital after an assault on Queen St this morning.
Police were called to the scene, outside Auckland's St James Theatre, at 5.30am.
A St John spokeswoman said the man, in his 30s, was taken by ambulance to Auckland City Hospital.
A witness at the scene said a cordon was in place.
A male in his 30s is to appear in Auckland District Court today on a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.