A man has been arrested following a man's death in Upper Hutt this afternoon after being stabbed.
Police have launched a homicide investigation.
Emergency services were called a scene on Golders Road in Upper Hutt shortly after 4:30pm and despite their best efforts to revive the victim, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police arrested a male nearby the scene of the assault and are currently speaking with him.
"There is not thought to be any risk to the public at this time, however the Police investigation into what happened continues," Detective Senior Sergeant Martin said.