Election 2011

Election News

Bennett wins Waitakere in final count
Minister for Social Development Paula Bennett has retained her seat of Waitakere.
State assets top of sworn-in Government's agenda
Prime Minister John Key says one of the first matters the new National-led Government will consider is the partial sale of state assets.
Maori Party co-leaders reappointed
The Maori Party has re-appointed Pita Sharples and Tariana Turia as its co-leaders.
Wagner still the winner in Christchurch Central
Christchurch Central National Party candidate Nicky Wagner has been confirmed as the winner of the seat following a judicial recount of votes. Her majority is increased by two, to 47.
Labour elects Shearer as new leader
David Shearer says his election as Labour leader is a fresh start for the party and that he has a mandate for change.

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Seats in Parliament

Diagram of number of seats in Parliament, arranged as MPs are likely to sit
    National 59
    Labour 34
    Green 14
    NZ First 8
    Maori 3
    ACT 1
    Mana 1
    United Future 1

Detailed election results

Morning Report Election Special

Morning Report Election Special

8.10am Sunday 27 November

Listen again to the Morning Report election special hosted by Mary Wilson and Geoff Robinson. They speak with the winners and losers, analyse the results, and examine the implications for the incoming government.


Results for New Zealand's 70 electorates.

Party Lists

Candidate lists for each party

Listen to election audio

You can listen again to audio and interviews from the 2011 election

Analysis from Brent Edwards

A weekly column from political editor Brent Edwards.

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What exactly are MMP, STV, FPP, PV and SM?


Find out where each party stands on key issues

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