POST LUNCH UPDATE: Winston Peters says he's reviewing the final information before making a decision on coalition partners.
UPDATE: Winston Peters says "huge progress" is being made in the coalition talks.
"The newly elected parliament looks wonderfully diverse and representative, and no doubt its debates will enlighten and inspire us all. But MMP is not giving us government of the people, by the people, and for the people. The government is being assembled without the people.."
For those of us who think elections should be about policy, not politics, MMP presents a special kind of purgatory.
"If National had lowered the 5% threshold, we wouldn't have this problem"