00:47
Ms Ardern will lead NZ's next government after Winston Peters offered Labour his party's support.

Who will get Cabinet posts? Ardern set to dish out ministerial postings in meeting this afternoon

That will include at least four Cabinet positions for NZ First with the Green Party's James Shaw also in line.

10:14
Winston Peters speech in the Beehive, where he announces the new NZ Government.

John Armstrong: If things turn to custard there will be no prizes for guessing who will get most, if not all the blame

Winston Peters' decision may yet prove to be the death of NZ First, argues our columnist.

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01:30
Sopoaga has been named to start at first-five against the Wallabies in Brisbane this Saturday.

'Some things are better than rugby' - Lima Sopoaga cherishes newborn daughter over All Blacks berth

The first-five will make his first start since the birth of his daughter, Milla tomorrow night.

01:11
Team hooker, and barber, Danny Levi, was picked ahead of his hero for this year's tournament.

'I guess the coaches have seen something in me' - Kiwis hooker hoping to impress after taking hero's spot

Young Danny Levi will play at this year's World Cup ahead of his idol, Issac Luke.

An Afghan National Army soldier directs a vehicle to stop at a checkpoint on the way to Zhari district, where the Maiwand army base is located, in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

'Biggest terrorist attack this year' -Taliban attacks kill dozens

The attacks in Afghanistan included an assault that nearly wiped out an army camp.

06:44
The Green Party co-leader fronted media late last night, saying his party had confirmed its confidence and supply agreement with Labour.

Full interview: 'We're all in' – Greens' James Shaw backs Labour, NZ First coalition

The Green Party co-leader fronted media late last night, saying his party had confirmed its confidence and supply agreement with Labour.

01:47
The revelations come from a new survey which shows a shortage of health professionals across all sectors.

Over half of Canterbury GPs admit to working while sick

A new health survey found a large number of doctors and nurses hadn't taken a sick day in the last year.

The hard work starts now and the Green Party is raring to go - Green Party leader James Shaw

Who will get Cabinet posts? Ardern set to dish out ministerial postings in meeting this afternoon

01:18
The Taranaki winger replaces injured Nehe Milner-Skudder on the right wing.

'I'm excited about this week' - All Blacks winger Waisake Naholo fizzing to play against Wallabies

The Taranaki winger replaces injured Nehe Milner-Skudder on the right wing.

00:47
Ms Ardern will lead NZ's next government after Winston Peters offered Labour his party's support.

PM-elect Jacinda Ardern, Labour to hold caucus meeting Friday morning to select Cabinet, NZ First to get four positions

But Ms Ardern would not go into detail on what roles Greens would get as they speak with delegates overnight.

Mali soldiers held hostage by extremist group linked to al-Qaida

The soldiers are said to have been captured from different locations during jihadist attacks in July 2016 and March 2017.

00:26
The Breakers dominated the Kings 90-73 at Spark Arena.

Breakers bring out the razzle dazzle, thumping Sydney Kings in Auckland

The Breakers dominated the Kings 90-73 at Spark Arena.

00:38
Winston Peters has thrown his support behind a Labour-led government with Jacinda Ardern as PM.

'It's not a matter of moral authority' - Bill English graciously accepts election defeat despite National's top vote tally

"We all know the rules, we play by them," Mr English said of his party's 56 seats in opposition.

00:47
Ms Ardern will lead NZ's next government after Winston Peters offered Labour his party's support.

As it happened: Jacinda Ardern says 'honour and a privilege' to form next Government as Winston Peters goes left

Relive an action packed day, as Jacinda Ardern became New Zealand's new Prime Minister elect.

Matty has been playing particularly well particularly in that physical side of the game - ABs coach Steve Hansen

'I love him' - Steve Hansen gushes over recalled Matt Todd's attitude in All Blacks camp

00:42
The PM-elect will discuss how NZ's new government may look in the coming days.

NZ First gets four posts in Cabinet and one undersecretary as Jacinda Ardern leads new coalition government

The PM-elect says the Green Party is now undertaking its internal approval process before final arrangements are confirmed.

00:29
Otematata in Canterbury lead with 29.8 degrees, while Cromwell and Ranfurly neared October highs.

'It's beautiful' - NZ soaks up warmest day since April

Otematata in Canterbury lead with 30.1 degrees at 5pm, while Cromwell and Ranfurly neared October highs.

06:24
We take a look back at the Labour leaders rise from back-bench MP to Prime Minister-elect.

'Let's do this!' – Jacinda Ardern's remarkable rise to power

We take a look back at the Labour leader's rise from back-bench MP to Prime Minister-elect.

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After nearly two weeks of negotiations, Mr Peters announced his decision today.

Watch the moment Winston Peters reveals he's chosen to form a coalition with Labour and Jacinda Ardern

After nearly two weeks of negotiations, Mr Peters announced his decision today.

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