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A man is in a critical condition after he was stabbed in Auckland overnight, police say.
Emergency services were called to Commodore Drive in Lynfield just before 1.30am, Inspector Ian Brooker of northern police communications said.
The man was stabbed in the chest and taken to hospital with the knife still embedded in him.
The circumstances surrounding the stabbing were "unclear", he said.
The man suffered critical injuries, but they were not believed to be life-threatening.