A man is due to appear in the Manukau District Court charged with murder, after a women was stabbed to death in Highland Park, a suburb in east Auckland.
Police were called to an address in Aberfeldy Avenue at 10pm on Monday.
A woman who lived there had been stabbed to death, during what they describe as a domestic incident.
A man, 47, has been arrested and charged with murder.
Police say no one else is being sought in connection with the death.