The leaders of both National and ACT are in the Capital, where it's expected a coalition deal will soon be announced.
Who will be deputy prime minister appears to be one of the final hurdles to be resolved.
The incoming prime minister Christopher Luxon has not ruled out the possibility of the role being shared between Winston Peters and David Seymour.
Meanwhile, National's deputy leader Nicola Willis has ruled herself out. Kathryn speaks to RNZ political editor Jane Patterson.