Prime Minister John Key has announced he is resigning, stunning Kiwis across the country and the world.
Newshub has collected the best social media reactions to the news.
4:35pm: Mr Key has addressed the nation with a Facebook video.
4:30pm: Former NZ Prime Minister Helen Clark has wished Mr Key all the best.
4:15pm: Some people think there are other reasons Mr Key is resigning.
4:00pm: Not everyone is mourning the departure of Mr Key.
3:11pm: News organisations from around the world are covering the news.
3:07pm: Cartoonist Rod Emmerson's take: