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King-hit on kingmaker

A hefty number of the 93% of New Zealand voters who did not support New Zealand First at the last election, yet got its leader, Winston Peters, as deputy prime minister, are likely to have cheered National’s intention to cut him off at the pass this time around.

Not only did the party that emerged from the 2017 election with just 7% of the vote and only nine MPs manage to

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