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New Zealand Greens accept Ardern’s offer of ‘cooperation agreement’ – The Guardian

Deal with Labour stops short of a coalition but will see Green’s co-leaders, James Shaw and Marama Davidson, hold ministries outside of cabinet

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New Zealands prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has agreed on a governing cooperation agreement with the Green party, offering two ministries and agreeing to a handful of shared policy priorities for her second term an offer they accepted late on Saturday.
Labour won the general election in October with an outright majority, meaning they could govern alone. But Ardern invited the Greens into a cooperation agreement, saying it would allow the government to benefit from the expertise of Green party members…

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