A man attacked by three offenders and stabbed in south Auckland last night is in a stable condition.
The 27-year-old was attacked near the Saloon Saloon Bar and Grill in Pukekohe around 10:30pm.
The man suffered various injuries but is now in a stable condition in Middlemore Hospital, police told the New Zealand Herald.
Police are investigating the incident, and are looking for the unknown attackers.
One witness told NZ Herald he saw the man getting stabbed in the arm after he was drinking at the bar, and another bar patron chased the attackers.
A large amount of blood was seen being washed away.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact Counties Manukau police on (09) 261 1300 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.