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Former NZ PM Bill English quits politics after election loss

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Mr English, 56, says he will resign as leader of the National Party on Feb 27 and leave Parliament early next month.

Wellington

NEW Zealand National Party leader Bill English announced he is bowing out of politics, drawing the curtain on a 27-year career that included eight years as finance minister and nine months as prime minister.

Mr English, 56, said he will resign as leader of the main...

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