16 Oct 2023

Slim majority for National and ACT means NZ first may be needed

From Checkpoint, 5:07 pm on 16 October 2023

The election is done, now let the games begin. Early talks have started between National, ACT and New Zealand First - as they seek to form a governing arrangement.

The result on election night gives National and ACT a slim majority - but the final count - due early November could yet see them needing one Winston Peters.

Deputy political editor Craig McCulloch has this report.