Police were called to an address in Papamoa yesterday afternoon after a man was stabbed.
One man was in Tauranga hospital with minor to moderate stab wounds.
A police spokesman said police understand the man was stabbed at Topaz Reserve, then further assaulted at a nearby residential address.
Police and ambulance were called to the residence at 4.43pm yesterday.
Investigations into exactly what happened were ongoing.
Police have appealed to witnesses to the incident.