New Zealand Greens accept Ardern’s offer of ‘cooperation agreement’

Deal with Labour stops short of a coalition but will see Green’s co-leaders, James Shaw and Marama Davidson, hold ministries outside of cabinet

New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has agreed on a governing “cooperation agreement” with the Green party, offering two ministries and agreeing to a…

  • Eleanor Ainge Roy
  • The Guardian

Labour won the general election in October with an outright majority, meaning they could govern alone.

But Ardern invited the Greens into a “cooperation” agreement, saying it would allow the government to benefit from the expertise of…

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