A man was hospitalised after being repeatedly hit on the head with a baseball bat in Te Puke last night.

A fight broke out at a Te Puke house just before midnight, a police spokeswoman said.

She understood there were up to 10 people involved in the fight.

A man was hit over the head repeatedly with a baseball bat and required medical attention.

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The fight happened at a 20th birthday party.

The police spokeswoman did not know how serious the man's injuries were.