Simon Bridges has been elected leader of the National Party. (And typically, I completely forgot to blog about it yesterday) But Simon is leader now, and this is where the hard part begins. Being the leader of the opposition for a first term government is probably the most difficult and thankless job in politics. He’s … Continue reading Now comes the hard part for Bridges & co.
Mark Mitchell has announced that he will run for the National party’s leadership. Now, I wasn’t able to watch his press conference due to school, but I did read the tweets coming through about it. And from what I read, there were a couple of comical moments. Enjoy! Reporter: “Can you sum up your leadership … Continue reading Best of Mark Mitchell’s press conference
Jo Moir and Tracy Watkins writes: Bill English has announced his resignation as both National Party leader and an MP. He will step down on February 27 and intends to deliver a valedictory speech in Parliament on March 1… He said the decision was a “purely personal” one. The National Party caucus was told about … Continue reading Bill English resigns as National Party leader