NZ Election 2017 – Which way will Winston go?


The election is nearly all over and the initial result is as we had expected. National emerged with easily the largest party vote but not quite enough to get them over the line to form a government. Winston Peters and his New Zealand First Party have been left in the position of choosing who will be Prime Minister for the next three years.

But which scenario might play out? We discuss the options as we wait for Winston to make his decision in the coming weeks.

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Lawrence Young is an Investment Adviser at Craigs Investment Partners, his Adviser Disclosure Statement is available on request and free of charge under his profile on For personalised investment advice please contact a Craigs Investment Partners Investment Adviser or phone 0800 272 442. This column is general in nature and should not be regarded as specific investment advice.

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