6 Nov 2023

Negotiations to step-up as National look to form government

From Morning Report, 7:15 am on 6 November 2023

National and Act had the barest majority on election night, but the picture changed with the final result, confirming that New Zealand First must be in the mix.

Policy positions are being worked through to identify areas of common ground and those that will prove more challenging.

Both Act and New Zealand First have raised red flags over the affordability of National's tax package.

Partly funding it through a foreign property buyers' tax would be problematic for New Zealand First.

RNZ political editor Jane Patterson spoke to Susie Ferguson.