Peters to resign as list MP

WINSTON PETERS: The NZ First leader convincingly wrestled National's strong hold off the Northland electorate by more than 4000 votes

Northland's new MP Winston Peters has confirmed he will resign from the list - making it harder for the Government to govern.

RMA changes 'ripped up'

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The Beehive in Wellington, NZ.
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Government loses its majority on planned environmental law changes and has to start again.

Let the fingerpointing begin

National candidate Mark Osborne concedes by phone to Winston Peters at the Bay of Islands Golf Club in Kerikeri.

OPINION: The post-mortems in National over its crushing defeat in Northland are already under way.

PM backs Black Caps

CRICKET WATCH: John Key in the MCG crowd during the Cricket World Cup final match between Australia and the Black Caps.

John Key says the Black Caps should be immensely proud despite their loss in Sunday's Cricket World Cup final.

PM defends campaign

Prime Minister John Key does not believe the Northland by-election result was a tipping point for his Government.

Prime Minister John Key admits National has been delivered a message by Northland.

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Let the fingerpointing begin

National candidate Mark Osborne concedes by phone to Winston Peters at the Bay of Islands Golf Club in Kerikeri.

OPINION: The post-mortems in National over its crushing defeat in Northland will be long and hard and are already under way.

National's big wake-up

OPINION: Shockwave. That is what will be going through National after the Northland rout.

Crunch time for Northland

National has botched this by-election

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Winston Peters takes it

National Party candidate Mark Osborne, New Zealand First leader and new Northland MP Winston Peters.

Live results of the by-election: The votes are in and it's a Winston Peters white-wash.

Beehive Live: Wednesday 25 March

It's going to be tough to match the excitement of last night's Black Caps win today, given even the halls of Parliament will be dominated by chat of the historic victory.

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters

Beehive Live: Crunchtime in Northland

From Japan to Northland, the PM is wasting no time in trying to gain the almost certain lead NZ First leader Winston Peters has in the race for the Northland seat.

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