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37 Of The Funniest Tweets About NZ PM John Key Resigning

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New Zealand prime minister John Key stunned everyone on Monday when he announced he is resigning. And, well, everyone's just really gonna miss him:

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.@johnkeypm rides invisible pony into the political sunset (i.e. attempts Gangnam Style a few years ago). #nzpol

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John Key's resignation: Expectations v Reality

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Summer hits and all of a sudden John Key's like "byeeeeee"?!

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The Prime Minister of New Zealand just resigned because his wife asked him to. Wives - 1 Husbands - 0 #NZ #JohnKey #KeyResigns

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John Key forced to resign after someone ran New Zealand's flag through TurnItIn

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Some people tipping Joyce as leader. #dildobaggins

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🎶You say chillybin, I say esky 🎶You say corner shop, I say dairy 🎶Chillybin! Esky! Corner Shop! Dairy! 🎶Let's call… https://t.co/EPFq3IW4vz

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That time @johnkeypm couldn't name the head of Islamic State, but wasn't too fussed: https://t.co/oPSFVUkbnU

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That time @johnkeypm asked for loo directions in the Press Gallery: https://t.co/esjbAbWE5n

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Just rubbing John Key's nose in it less than a day after we beat them them in the cricket

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John Key's resignation maybe the greatest overreaction to a one day cricket loss in history.

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This is quite funny if you read it in a Borat voice.

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Key is resigning and ABC News 24 goes straight from a cricket interview to the weather

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World leaders quitting in 2016 as they try to escape what they have created.

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NZ PM John Key resigns over failure to stop Crowded House induction into Australian Hall Of Fame @AJemaineClement

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strange move for john key to resign and give the nz prime ministership to his weird instagram star son but i support it

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*looks at daughters art* *looks at sons snapchat* "Yeah look, I've got to spend more time with my family" - Former PM, John Key

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World reacts to NZ Prime Minister John Key's shock resignation: "The trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is out!"

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"I look forward to negotiating with US President-Elect Donal... actually fuck it, I'm out" - John Key

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Breaking news: Donald Trump has contacted John Key and wished him welll for future. 'He is a man of whom all of Newfoundland can be proud'

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The timing is too perfect; John Key & Barack Obama are going on a global golfing holiday before Trump puts his course fees through the roof.

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Black Mirror reference: The San Junipero episode but with Richie McCaw and John Key.

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BREAKING: sticky fingers to collectively run for NZ prime minister; john key to start indie music career

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ok but john key's three way handshake will never be forgotten

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John Key made his mind up after returning from New York in September which means I finally get to use my picture of… https://t.co/RF09DteRCK

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Odds are that Australia can fit in two more Prime Ministers by the time John Key leaves the top job.

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tbh John Key had already collected the entire set

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I'm no expert on New Zealand politics but I think there's clearly one standout candidate with the diplomatic creden… https://t.co/Z7MaqwtpjY

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Alice Workman is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Canberra.

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