It's not part of a coalition deal with NZ First, Labour confirms.
OPINION: It's quite something to be targeted by the NZ First leader in front of your peers, writes Stacey Kirk.
OPINION: Jacinda Ardern knew when to hold 'em; Bill English knew when to walk away. Jonathan Milne explains why they both played their cards right.
John Key made headlines around the world when he announced its creation. Now it's fish bait after a deal that's blindsided the Greens.
NZ First has won agreement to $500 million rail investment that could end in Auckland's port moving to Whangarei.
OPINION: Now shouldn't be the time for gnashing of teeth, writes Oscar Kightley, because New Zealand's political climate change makes for exciting times.
Jacinda Ardern has revealed the new government's stance on migration, capitalism and "meaningful change".
The US looks forward to working with Jacinda Ardern and continuing cooperation on "shared interests".
OPINION: After a month in limbo and playing second fiddle to Winston Peters, Jacinda Ardern finally gets some action.
NZ's new coalition government could mean "justice" for the men killed in the Pike River mine disaster, families believe.
As Labour gets ready to fill Beehive offices outgoing National ministers may weigh up whether three years in Opposition is worth it.
OPINION: Jacinda Ardern has 100 days to show her Government is no accident, or accident waiting to happen.
OPINION: Will you enjoy New Zealand's new direction?
NZFirst leader Winston Peters pledged during the election campaign to share tax money with local government. Will he keep his promise?
OPINION: Winston and Jacinda, sitting in a tree . . .
ANALYSIS: Who won and who lost when 2017's epic election campaign finally came to an end?
It took 17 hours, some odd omens and tough last-minute haggling before Labour came out on top.
Jacinda Ardern has named two West Auckland MPs in her executive team.
ANALYSIS: Change is coming to Christchurch. The rub will be in how much.
A year ago Ron Griffiths looked closely at Jacinda Ardern's palm and predicted she would become our PM.
Palmerston North MP Iain Lees-Galloway will join Jacinda Ardern's Cabinet.
Jacinda Ardern has hit the ground running talking to world leaders and picking Cabinet Ministers.
An internal email details their general wins, but how could those big policies change things?
The announcement of a new Labour-led government has come with a warning from Federated Farmers to not follow through on plans to significantly reduce immigration numbers.
The top of the south looks set to swap one cabinet minister for another.
Winston Peters is out to change "today's capitalism" which he says far too many of us see as our foe.
OPINION: Fasten your seatbelts, folks - New Zealand is set for an abrupt change in direction.
After almost a month of waiting, New Zealand has an answer. Watch how the decision played out.
"It's the start of a distinguished political career for Jacinda Ardern." says New Plymouth Labour Party candidate Corie Haddock.
OPINION: The kowtowing to Winston Peters by the major parties is an affront to democracy.