The final results of New Zealand's election have increased the size of Parliament and handed the balance of power to NZ First. This changes the dynamics of forming the next government, as National and ACT cannot reach a majority without NZ First. Winston Peters, leader of NZ First, is now in the veto position and central to the government formation process. The article also discusses the history of Peters' involvement in previous Coalition Negotiations and the potential challenges and decisions that lie ahead for the parties involved.
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