19 Nov 2008

Labour Govt ends

9:52 am on 19 November 2008

Helen Clark has carried out her last official duty as prime minister of New Zealand.

She visited Governor-General Anand Satyanand on Wednesday morning to end the Labour Government after three terms in office.

With her was the Cabinet secretary who carried letters of resignation from her ministers.

Miss Clark was leader of the Labour Party for 15 years until she resigned on election night.