19 Oct 2020

Labour looks to form Government within 3 weeks

From Midday Report, 12:14 pm on 19 October 2020

Labour's leader Jacinda Ardern, has made it clear she wants to form a government as soon as possible - within the next two to three weeks.

With 64 seats and 49 percent of the vote, Ms Ardern says she has a clear mandate - even before the approximately 480,000 special votes are taken into account.

Māni Dunlop spoke to Lara Greaves, who is a lecturer in politics at Auckland University, about what happens next.