A 39-year-old woman has appeared in court after a man was shot in his chest at a Waitemata property overnight.

The woman, who's name has not been released by police, was charged with common assault when she appeared at Waitakere District Court today, police said.

A 39-year-old man remained in a serious but stable condition after receiving the single gunshot wound.

Emergency services were called to the Sabulite Road house in Kelston about 11.30pm, police said.


Police said a .22 rifle was recovered from the house.

A 19-year-old woman, believed to be the daughter of the man and woman, was also at the house and was unharmed, police said.