Woman dead after stabbing in West Auckland

9:13 pm on 15 October 2016

Friends of a woman who died after a stabbing in West Auckland this afternoon were still waiting outside the house late this evening.

Close up of a police car.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The woman died at the address on School Road in the suburb of Te Atatu, after police were called at about 4pm.

A suspect has been taken into custody and police are not seeking anybody else over the incident.

A group of the victim's friends were standing vigil outside the house this evening, and said they would wait there until the woman's body was removed.