Winston Peters will not meet either of the major parties until he has spoken with the families of the miners lost in the Pike River mine disaster.
The New Zealand First leader says he'll meet with National first, as coalition negotiations get underway this morning and Labour will have to wait until this afternoon for their turn.
Jacinda Ardern has brushed off the order of meetings off, saying "one has to happen before the other". What is likely to be said at today's meetings? And how soon will we start to see the shape of our next government? Newshub Political Editor Patrick Gower brings us up to date.
The AM Show with Duncan Garner this week joined by Ingrid Hipkiss and Melodie Robinson.