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A political commentator is suggesting that we should relax a little about how long it's taking to form a government.
There's been much commentary on the fact it's been 18 days since the release of the official election results, and we still don't have a government.
Former National party staffer and now political commentator Ben Thomas told Kate Hawkesby that this time will be quickly forgotten.
He says in six months time —whether the Government is flourishing or floundering— no one is going to be remember the difference between two weeks and three weeks of negotiations.
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