Māori Party co-leaders Pita Sharples (left) and Tariana Turia sign a confidence and supply agreement with National Prime Minister John Key in 2008. The Māori Party was formed in 2004 following the resignation of Turia, then a government minister, from the Labour Party. The Māori Party won four seats in the following general election, and it gave its support to National-led governments in 2008, 2011 and 2014.
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