Labour Party deputy leader Kelvin Davis says he is relaxed about Winston Peters being offered the Deputy Prime Minister role.
With Labour now leading the country Political Commentator Tuariki Delamere discusses the outcomes of the election negotiations.
In a first the Kiingitanga and iwi from around the motu commemorated the 152nd anniversary of the battle at Te Kupenga a Taramainuku today, where some 245,000 acres' of land was confiscated by the Crown.
After losing in Australia earlier this year, the New Zealand Mighty 11's team are seeking redemption. They're part of the 500 plus contingent of riders set to compete at the North Island BMX championships in Whangarei this weekend.
Kiwis Rugby League selector Tawera Nikau believes there should be a Māori team in the World Cup.
According to White Ribbon campaign manager Rob McCann 1 in 3 women in NZ experience violence in their lifetime. White Ribbon is launching their 2017 campaign which focuses on helping men raise their boys to be better men and break cycles of violence and harassment.
After nine years in government, the National Party will now be pushed back to the Opposition benches. Outgoing Prime Minister Bill English expressed his disappointment last night following Winston Peters' long-awaited decision. He also took time to thank his party and family and pay respect to the Labour leader.
The coalition between the Labour Party and New Zealand First is official even though their policy negotiations are yet to be announced. New Zealand First will receive four ministerial roles with a specialised role reserved for Winston Peters.
For the third time in New Zealand's history, a woman is set to take the helm and lead the New Zealand government as Prime Minister. Labour leader Jacinda Ardern managed to boost falling support for Labour and now she and her party are moving forward with forming what she describes as a government with a new focus.
Green Party leader James Shaw is celebrating after Winston's announcement. Shaw told media last night that the Greens fully support Labour. The new Prime Minister has confirmed the Greens will receive Ministerial roles, these are yet to be announced.
New Zealand First continues to advocate for a full referendum on the Māori seats. Peters says even though that goal hasn’t yet been achieved, their stance on the issue is still the same.