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Jacinda Ardern is next prime minister of New Zealand, Winston Peters confirms – as it happened

NZ First leader announces he has reached coalition deal to form government with Labour, which says it also has backing of Green party

The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has had a conversation with Ardern:

Congratulations @jacindaardern good to talk with you tonight. Look fwd to seeing you soon & building on our two nations' great partnership.

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