He's been accused of speaking to people outside the religious sect.
He's defending a decision to lend $10m to a West Coast milk company.
$140 million is being invested from the Government's Provincial Growth Fund.
But experts fear it could be too late, with hundreds of tracks already closed due to the disease.
"There's a lot of people in National that are going to have egg on their face."
Over 30 have been called to the blaze, which at one point approached a petrol station.
"The families may get answers, but they also may not."
Schools and roads have been closed.
Students in Westland might be forced to hunker down at a motel overnight.
"The water's now up to the door handles, she's going pretty well."
Police were called to Arnott Heights in Greymouth at about 3:30am on Sunday.
Emergency services were called to the community just after 5pm on Tuesday.
The MP was thrust into the spotlight today after a mention in a secret recording.
"For every problem we've come up against, there is a solution."
Connie Ready is now tackling the culture of child discipline at the religious sect.
Clem Ready disciplined his daughters using his open hand and a range of objects.