"I'd like to think I did a good job of making New Zealand a better place," he says.
"I love you. You are the voice of reason," the former PM told the AM Show host.
Those receiving knighthoods include former Prime Minister Sir John Key.
Kelvin Davis' outburst is just the latest in a long line of MPs taking potshots at one another.
The former Prime Minister will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Canterbury.
The Prime Minister uses a stapler rather than hammer to avoid repeating John Key's shocker.
John Key speaks on receiving Australia's highest honour.
He will be appointed an Honorary Companion in the Order of Australia.
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He'll meet US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today.
NZ's continued use of awarding royal honours is an outdated farce, argues Tony Wright.
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Former Prime Minister John Key will become a director on the Board of Air New Zealand.