A woman has been critically injured after being stabbed multiple times at a Lower Hutt property last night.

Police were called to a property in Orewa Grove, in Wainuiomata, where a 33-year-old woman had been stabbed a number of times.

The woman was taken to Wellington Hospital in a critical condition.

A 30-year-old woman was arrested at a nearby address several hours later and would appear in Lower Hutt District Court tomorrow.

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Charges are yet to be determined and police said they would continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.