A woman has been admitted to hospital in Hamilton after an assault at a property in the city yesterday.
Police were called to a Churchill Avenue, Maeroa property around 6:30pm.
When they arrived they found the injured woman who is now in a serious condition in hospital.
A 36-year-old man was taken into custody at the scene and has been charged with wounding with intent.
He is due to appear in Hamilton District Court tomorrow.
No one else is being sought in relation to the incident.
Police say a scene guard is in place at the property while their enquiries continue.