Popular NZ PM John Key quits, says it's the right time to go
Tue, Dec 06, 2016 - 5:50 AM
"Being leader of both the party and the country has been an incredible experience," says Mr Key. "But despite the amazing career I have had in politics, I have never seen myself as a career politician."
POPULAR New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced his shock resignation on Monday, saying he was never a career politician and it was the right time to go after eight years in the job.
The former Merrill Lynch currency trader called it "the hardest decision I've ever...