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A man is dead and a woman is critically injured after a stabbing in south Auckland today.
Police were called to a house on Great South Road in Manurewa at 11.24am.
The woman with stab wounds was found at the house. She was taken to Middlemore Hospital in a critical condition, a police spokeswoman said.
Shortly afterwards a man was found near a rail bridge. He could not be revived.
His death was not considered suspicious, police said.
Residents said there was a large police presence in the area.
Trains have stopped on one of the Auckland lines due to the incident and Veolia said no trains were running between Papakura and Homai.