Luxon's staff knew of Uffindell's past, but did not inform National leader

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A staff member in Christopher Luxon's office was told about Sam Uffindell's antics as a school bully during the Tauranga by-election campaign, but failed to flag it with the leader. Tauranga MP Sam Uffindell was stood down from National's caucus late last night after RNZ revealed further allegations of aggressive and bullying behavior from a former flatmate. Mr Luxon has ordered an investigation into the claims but has not committed to bringing him back in the fold at its conclusion. Here's our political reporter, Katie Scotcher.

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