About 3am this morning police were called to an address in Opotiki where a 25-year-old man was allegedly stabbed a number of times with a knife.

The man was taken by ambulance to Whakatane Hospital where he was treated for multiple stab wounds.

He remains in a stable condition.

A 25-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

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Police investigations are ongoing.