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Yearbook 1996

1996 New ZealandNew Zealand. The political map was unclear after the October elections. The New Zealand First Disappointment Party (New Zealand First, NZF) received 15 seats in Parliament and was given a wave role. According to, Jim Bolger and the ruling Nationalist Party received 53 seats, while the opposition and the three-party coalition on the left with Labor, led by Helen Clark, as the largest party received 50 seats.

In December, the Nationalist Party formed a coalition government with the NZF, whose party leader Winston Peters became Deputy Prime Minister and received a newly created post as Chief Minister of Finance.

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