Voter turnout at Saturday's election improved, but roughly the same number who voted for National did not vote at all.
David Cunliffe admits a campaign error as Labour MPs begin post-mortem of election night drubbing.
Laila Harre takes aim at others after her party failed to land a sole MP in Parliament.
PM rides back into power with an expanded mandate while the post-mortem gets underway among Labour MPs.
Post election winners and losers
Southern employers say welcome back to Nats
National moving on from dirty politics?
'We'll be back' - big-spending Conservatives
John Key starts forming government
Labour's big city blues
United Future party vote smoked
Labour's Auckland strongholds turning blue
Maori Party could re-open door to Harawira
New Zealand election 2014 results
Status quo for Wellington region
Critics expect it's foot down now on Transmission Gully
Gloom for Labour, joy for MPs
Man cut out of car on suburban street
Historic election victory for Key, National
Art film oasis stands test of time in Aro St
That sinking feeling: I spent $7000 to catch seven fish
Battle of Britain anniversary takes to skies
Where do you stand on political coat-tail riding?
If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.
I'm against it - if you don't get the votes, you shouldn't be there.
It's just part of the political game.
Send us your photos, videos and tip-offs:
Phone0800 697 8833