Police have arrested a 43-year-old woman following an alleged stabbing inAuckland this afternoon.

A 26-year-old woman was earlier taken to hospital with serious injuries after the alleged attack in Glen Eden about midday.

A police spokesperson said the woman was stabbed, and is currently receiving treatment for multiple cuts.

The alleged offender, the 43-year-old woman, has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and will be appearing in Waitakere District Court on Monday.

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Police believe the parties are known to each other.

A St John Ambulance spokesperson confirmed they transported a 26-year-old woman to hospital.

Police said at the time that her injuries were serious.