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Political parties in New Zealand.

R. S. Milne

Political parties in New Zealand.

by R. S. Milne

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Published by O.U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementby R.S. Milne.
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The National Party, led by Jenny Shipley, took 39 seats and its ally, the Association of Consumers and Taxpayers of New Zealand (ACT New Zealand), nine. With the support of the Green Party (seven seats), Labour was able to command a majority in the member House of Representatives and Helen Clark became Prime Minister. Politics of New Zealand. The politics of New Zealand function within a framework of a unitary parliamentary representative democracy. New Zealand is a constitutional monarchy in which a hereditary monarch—since 6 February , Queen Elizabeth II —is the sovereign and head of state. The New Zealand Parliament holds legislative power and consists of the Queen and the House of Representatives.

The first New Zealand election took place in , the year after Britain passed the NZ Constitution Act There were 37 MPs elected, representing 24 electorates and there were no political parties. New Zealand becomes the first self-governing country to grant the right to vote to all adult women. The Commonwealth of Australia is established. New Zealand declines several invitations to become a member. New Zealand annexes the Cook Islands and Savage island (Niue), and appoints Resident Commissioners to govern these territories.

‹Back to Early European Government in New Zealand. The First Political Parties in New Zealand []. Before the formation of political parties in New Zealand, MPs were all independent, although nearing the end of the nineteenth century, they had grouped themselves into . New Zealand is currently run by the National Party, under the leadership of John Key. The formal coalition comprises of the National Party and the Maori Party, but the New Zealand First, Act, and United Future parties provide confidence and supply to National in return for their leaders being ministers outside of cabinet.


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