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Green's Shaw, Sage, Genter and Logie to take ministerial spots in new government

The Green Party has this morning announced that four of its members will gain ministerial or undersecretary roles in the new Labour-lead coalition government.

They will be James Shaw, Eugenie Sage, Julie Anne Genter and Jan Logie.

A beaming James Shaw explains to Breakfast how it felt to watch Winston Peters pick Labour, not National. Source: Breakfast

Gareth Hughes will be the party whip, while Marama Davidson will be deputy whip.

Portfolio responsibilities will be confirmed at a later date, likely next week.

The Green Party co-leader fronted media late last night, saying his party had confirmed its confidence and supply agreement with Labour. Source: 1 NEWS

Party leader James Shaw said his party ministers would "work hard alongside our team and the rest of the Labour-led government to ensure we make a positive contribution to the lives of New Zealanders by addressing our priority areas of climate change, clean water, and ending poverty".

Green Party's Eugenie Sage, left, with James Shaw, right.
Green Party's Eugenie Sage, left, with James Shaw, right. Source: 1 NEWS