OPENING SALVO The strategy is to arrive in government as near-equals with Labour. The party wants to continue trying to build economic credibility, including with the business community.
"Well, in Aussie I see Labour has parted company with the Greens. That, to me, is an indictment of an expensive experiment that has failed."
John Banks likely to go as leader of ACT, while NZ First leader Winston Peters is expected to play kingmaker.
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