National could work with Winston Peters' NZ First after this year's election, Prime Minister John Key said yesterday in a reversal of his stance at the past two elections.
Outlining which parties National could work with, Mr Key said he would prefer to continue working with Act, the Maori Party and United Future after this year's election but could add Colin Craig's Conservative Party.
Labour leader David Cunliffe said Mr Key's announcement on potential partners was "the dance of the desperate all over again".
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