New Zealand Labour Party

Fact Check: Coalition Building

National is strong and stable. How do we know a potential Labour-led coalition won’t be messy?

Labour has a strong record of running stable coalition government.

The reality is though, current polling National will find it harder than Labour to form a stable government.

They are likely to need multiple coalition partners who disagree strongly on basic areas of policy.

How will Jacinda manage a coalition, especially if it includes the Greens and NZ First?

She will manage it with strength - the way she’s managed everything else.