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  •   Home > News > Politics

    Prime Minister blames Labour Party's administrative wing for sex scandal mishandling

    The Prime Minister's blaming the Labour Party's administrative wing for mishandling the sex scandal that's gripped the party for months


    President Nigel Haworth has resigned today - after Jacinda Ardern finally saw a victim's written complaint, sent to the party several months ago.

    Ardern says the party was ill equipped to handle sexual allegations.

    She says despite the best intentions of the party to put a thorough process in place that they thought was supporting victims, it instead caused them harm.

    Ardern has apologised to the victims.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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    Labour MP Louisa Wall has withdrawn from the party's selection battle for the Manurewa seat 21:17

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    Entertainment:
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    Entertainment:
    Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camila Alves have donated 110,000 masks to hospitals in Texas 19:32

    Rugby:
    Provincial women's teams have been given the green light to return to the rugby pitch later in the year 19:17

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    Law and Order:
    Meanwhile At least seven people have been shot in Kentucky, with protesters turning out to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home 18:37


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