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Prime Minister-designate Jacinda Ardern has named the Labour ministers who will make up the new Government, as she prepares to speak to the Governor-General and iron out final coalition discussions.

Potential tax increases were one of the main weapons used by National in its election battle. But documents suggest the Government has been considering its own bump in revenue gathering to pay for transport spending. Shane Cowlishaw reports.

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Just eight days before the election, Labour has moved to neutralise National's claims about its tax plans by pledging not to introduce any changes in its first term that are recommended by its Tax Working Group. National promises to carve Landcorp up into tiny pieces for young farmers to win in balloted lease-to-buy schemes. Meanwhile, Labour maintains its four percentage point lead in the latest Colmar Brunton poll. Bernard Hickey reports from the campaign trail.

NZ First leader Winston Peters looks set to again assume the kingmaker role as other parties fall down around him. As part of Newsroom's election coverage, Sam Sachdeva spoke to Peters about how he will slash immigration and what he makes of Jacinda Ardern.