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Election 2023: National Party confirms it could work with NZ First

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National Party leader Christopher Luxon has confirmed he would seek New Zealand First’s help to form a government if necessary.

After months of refusing to explicitly state whether he would work with New Zealand First, Luxon posted a video on his Facebook page on Monday morning.

He said his preference was to form a two-party coalition with ACT, but would work with New Zealand First too, if necessary.

“I believe that government [a coalition between National and ACT] would be in the best interests of New Zealanders at this very uncertain time.

“However, if New Zealand First is returned to Parliament and I need to pick up the phone to Mr Peters to keep Labour and the coalition of chaos out, I will make that call. And frankly, I think Chris Hipkins will ultimately do exactly the same thing.

“That’s not my first preference, we all remember 2017. New Zealand First hasn’t gone with National in 27 years and could choose Labour again.”

 

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  1. Luxon, Peters & Seymour are all over the road on this one. It depends on what day of the week the question is asked as to what the answer will be. For example:

    …….”Peters gave his broadest indication at the debate that he could work with Act and its leader David Seymour if necessary to form a government but Seymour was less outwardly collegial, saying parties had to deal with what the public delivered them and then questioning if Peters should get another turn in power.”…..

    https://www.newsroom.co.nz/peters-writes-his-own-history-on-backing-labour-in-2017

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