Family gathering ends with fatal stabbing

police favona stabbing

A family gathering has ended in tragedy with a fatal stabbing in south Auckland.

A man, 42, suffered fatal injuries after being stabbed at a house in Robertson Rd, Favona, on Monday night.

"During an argument between family members a man was stabbed at the address and later died undergoing surgery," police said.

A 21-year-old man will appear in Manukau District Court on Tuesday charged with assault with a weapon.

Police described the death as a "domestic incident".