Livestream: Simon Bridges delivers State of the Nation address

This livestream is expected to start at 2:30pm.

National leader Simon Bridges is delivering his 'State of the Nation' address on Wednesday afternoon.

Speaking in Christchurch, the Opposition leader will give his view on New Zealand's current situation and outline National's plan for New Zealand.

"I'm giving my first speech of the year where I'll be talking about my vision for New Zealand heading into the 2020s," Mr Bridges says on Facebook.