As stated by Detective Sergeant Derek Shaw:
Police have charged two people in relation to an assault on Cow Lane, Queenstown, in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The victim remains in Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm.
A second 24-year-old man has been charged with being a party to grievous bodily harm.
Both will appear in Queenstown District Court on Monday, 18 March.