One man was left in a critical condition after being assaulted in Tikipunga, Whangarei at 1.50am today.
A Whangarei Hospital spokesperson told 1 NEWS that the patient is in a stable condition in the emergency department.
He will be transferred to Auckland’s Middlemore Hospital today.
Two ambulances attended the incident.
The patient is said to be in a critical condition and has been taken to Northland Base.