Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is facing a second messy situation involving the Labour Party, including allegations of a sexual assault by a staffer and party activist. As questions swirl around who knew what, NZ Herald senior writer Claire Trevett unpicks the threads.

In October last year, a young woman met with Labour's party president, Nigel Haworth, and assistant general secretary, Dianna Lacy, in a room at the Wellington Library.

They met because the woman had asked for help. What was said in that room at the library is now a matter of two starkly differing tales.

The woman told The

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WHAT DID THE PM KNOW, WHAT SHOULD SHE HAVE KNOWN, AND WHEN?