Po­lice in­ves­ti­gat­ing

Waikato Times - - News -

On Tues­day, one of the vic­tims told the party they had re­ported the in­ci­dent to po­lice.

And on Wed­nes­day, po­lice said they had launched an in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the al­leged as­saults.

Kir­ton said he had also been con­tacted by an­other vic­tim, who said she had been sub­jected to a sim­i­lar as­sault at a Labour event in the past 10 years.

Kir­ton and Ardern both ac­knowl­edged the party had been too slow, and not ex­plicit enough, in its of­fer of sup­port to the vic­tims.

Ardern said the party had failed

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