As stated by Detective Senior Sergeant Nicola Reeves:
A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to an assault, where a woman was stabbed on Gamblins Road, St Martins, yesterday, Wednesday 16 October.
The man has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
He is due to appear in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon.
The victim remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to this incident.