A man was stabbed on a fishing vessel berthed in Nelson in
the early hours of this morning.
The victim was a crew member and was taken to Nelson Hospital
with serious injuries.
He is currently undergoing surgery for his wounds, a police
The stabbing occurred at 3.30am.
A 30-year-old fellow crew member has been arrested and will
likely appear in the Nelson District Court this afternoon.
The charges he will face are yet to be confirmed.
Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to the matter.