Assaults in south Auckland

Police were at the scene, speaking with a group believed to be involved in the attack (Getty)
Police were at the scene, speaking with a group believed to be involved in the attack (Getty)

An Auckland man is fighting for his life this morning following an assault in south Auckland.

The 60-year-old was knocked unconscious in the attack on Great South Rd in Papakura just after 2am on Saturday morning. He was taken to Middlemore Hospital in a critical condition.

Police were at the scene, speaking with a group believed to be involved in the attack.

A second man is in a serious condition after he was assaulted an hour later on Bairds Rd in Otara.

Newshub.