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ELECTION 2020: Peters coy on NZ First future

Rebecca Howard
Sat, 17 Oct 2020

Rebecca Howard
Sat, 17 Oct 2020
 New Zealand First leader Winston Peters offered his congratulations and best wishes to those “who have been successful tonight” as his party looks likely to be dumped from parliament for the second time in its 27-year history.With 51.5 percent of the vote counted, NZ First has 2.4 percent of the vote, meaning it failed to meet the 5 percent threshold to hold any seats.The count so has Labour at 49.7 percent with 65 seats while the National Party would have 26.5 percent or 35 seats. The Green Party and the ACT would both have 7...

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