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New Zealand National Party leader Simon Bridges with deputy leader Paula Bennett in Wellington on Tuesday. Photograph:  Mark Tantrum/New Zealand National Party/AFP Photo

New Zealand’s opposition National Party has elected its first ever Maori leader, who will be supported by a Maori deputy, Paula Bennett. Simon Brid(...)

New Zealand  Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern speaks at an election party in Auckland. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images

New Zealand’s ruling National Party won the largest number of votes in the country’s general election on Saturday, securing a comfortable margin over (...)

Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, in parliament on Monday, when he disclosed he may be a citizen of New Zealand. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/ EPA

Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, may be ineligible to sit in the country’s parliament after it emerged he is a New Zealand citizen. (...)