A man is critically injured after being assaulted in south Auckland.
Police were called to a disturbance in a carpark off Eric Baker Place, Papatoetoe, about 3am this morning, Senior Sergeant Jono Chappell says.
Officers found a man with critical injuries, who was taken to Middlemore Hospital.
The man had been assaulted, Sen Sgt Chappell said.
A hospital spokeswoman said the man was still serious and undergoing tests.
Police are working to establish what happened.