A man is fighting for his life after being stabbed at Wairoa.
The man arrived at a medical centre on Kitchener Rd at 1.15am with serious injuries.
Police were called soon after.
A spokesperson said this morning the man was the victim of a serious assault.
He was airlifted to Hawke's Bay Hospital in a critical condition.
"Inquiries are ongoing and there is no further information available at this time," said the spokesperson.