Woman in hospital following sexual assault on Waiheke Island

The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew the woman to hospital.
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The Auckland Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew the woman to hospital.

A woman has been rushed to hospital following an alleged sexual assault on Auckland's Waiheke Island.

The 20-year-old woman had been at a party in Oneroa, on the western side of the island, when the incident occurred about 3.30am on Sunday.

The Westpac Auckland Rescue Helicopter flew her to Auckland City Hospital in a moderate condition.

Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Geoff Baber of Auckland City Police said police were investigating the alleged assault.

"A scene examination has been carried out and a number of partygoers have spoken with police."

Baber said enquiries were ongoing.

"Any matter of this type is a sensitive issue and the care and welfare of the victim is our priority.

"No further information is able to be released at this time."

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