Labour is holding its first caucus meeting since learning it will lead the next Government - with Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern telling her MPs they have been gifted an opportunity by the people of New Zealand.
Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern is spending today ironing out issues and ministerial posts with coalition partner NZ First after becoming New Zealand's youngest leader in more than 150 years.
The new Labour-led Government could slash immigration numbers “overnight” once it takes power, a former Immigration Minister believes.
Federated Farmers is ready to engage with the new coalition government and it's time to “cast aside” the divisions that arose during the election campaign, president Katie Milne says.
National MPs are expressing support for Bill English to stay on as leader - although one says he will be feeling “genuinely appalled” to not be Prime Minister.
Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop insists she's looking forward to working with Jacinda Ardern, despite accusing Labour of trying to undermine the Australian government.
News of New Zealand's new government, led by Jacinda Ardern, hit the northern hemisphere in the early morning.
Kiwis will be asked to vote on whether the law surrounding the personal use of cannabis should be changed.
The New Zealand dollar has fallen about 2% to a five-month low after the NZ First Party opted to form a coalition with Labour.
Prime Minister elect and Labour leader Jacinda Ardern expects agreements with NZ First and the Green Party to be signed off and released early next week.
Labour's surprise election win signals real change for Dunedin and the country, a tearful Clare Curran, Dunedin South Labour MP, said last night.
A Labour-led Government is a victory for Dunedin and one the city helped achieve, Dunedin North Labour MP David Clark says.
Green Party leader James Shaw says the Labour-lead coalition will be "a transformative government for New Zealand".
A Labour-led Prime Minister in waiting Jacinda Ardern vows to lead a country we can all be proud of.
Winston Peters has announced that he has chosen a coalation with with Labour, which will make Jacinda Ardern our new Prime Minister.
Winston Peters and his New Zealand First party have once again decided the next Government - writing another chapter in Peters' remarkable political career.
National Party leader Bill English, speaking to the press, says he wishes the new government well and says National "will be the strongest opposition party that Parliament has seen."
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern's stardust has turned into star power as she heads to the Prime Minister's office at the age of 37 and just two and a half months after becoming leader of her party.
New Zealanders may or may not know the future of their government by dinner time.
NZ First leader Winston Peters is on his way to the Beehive Theatrette to announce who he will support into Government.