20 Oct 2017

Ardern 'confident' with stability of new govt

From Morning Report, 8:09 am on 20 October 2017

The new prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, says she's totally confident the new government she leads will be stable for the next three years. Labour and New Zealand First will govern in coalition with support from the Greens. Four New Zealand First MPs will become cabinet ministers and the Green will have three ministerial posts outside the Cabinet. Jacinda Ardern told Morning Report the three-way deal followed intense negotiations based on common ground.