A Waikato District councillor told a colleague to "get on her broomstick" and that "she would keep" after she asked him to be quiet in the councillor's lounge.

Waikato District Council has finally released a $9000 external investigation report into a code of conduct complaint made by councillor Jan Sedgwick against councillor Frank McInally in March last year after the Ombudsman intervened.

The council had repeatedly refused the Herald's request to release the report, arguing elected members were entitled to personal privacy.

But following a year-long investigation, Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier sided with the Herald and found the public interest

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