A Labour Party landslide means it can govern alone, while National failed to connect with voters. See how Election Night 2020 unfolded with RNZ's live blog.
See how Election Night 2020 unfolded with RNZ's live blog:
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The results on election night for some of the country's 72 electorates aren't likely to be much of a surprise - but others aren't so clear cut.
Māori have been "turning out in droves" to cast their vote early, with advance voting numbers almost double that on last election.
For the inside running on who might win the 2020 election, forget the polls. Instead, consider Birkenhead Baptist Church.
It's been the highest ever early voter turnout, and the number of those who have cast their ballot already are expected to make up half of the overall turnout.
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