Police in Hutt Valley are investigating two attacks overnight that have left two men in hospital in a serious condition.
A 42-year-old man was stabbed after what police said they believed was an argument with a 38-year-old woman about 7.30pm on Monday.
A woman appeared in the Hutt Valley District Court over the incident this morning.
In a separate incident, a 36-year-old man received serious head injuries when he was assaulted in Stokes Valley.
Police said the two incidents were not connected and there was no risk to the public.