Simon Bridges

Simon Bridges

National MP backs Govt's electric vehicle policy

Todd Muller says he's "broadly supportive" of the feebate scheme, despite his party's opposition.

Watch: National is accusing the Government of subsidising unsafe cars as part of its proposed 'clean car' policy on electric vehicles (EVs).

Enhanced drug testing, licence review part of plan to end road deaths

The plan also focuses on lowering speed limits which National strongly opposes.

Watch: James Shaw, Russel Norman and Simon Bridges on The AM Show.

Why James Shaw is fine with making Greenpeace mad

He's facing criticism from the environmental group over taxing farmers.

The Govt has been accused of subsidising unsafe cars.

National accuses the Government of subsidising unsafe cars

Minister promises no unsafe cars will be subsidised

Watch: Paula Bennett blasted proposed penalties on high-emissions vehicles, claiming they're just another tax on hard-working Kiwis.

Former NZ First candidate labels proposed car tax 'bloody stupid'

New Zealand First says the view doesn't reflect the position of the party.

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Paul Goldsmith says he isn't 'humiliated' by Epsom deal

National's finance spokesperson says he's 'never been ACT's political puppet'.

Watch: Winston Peters called on Simon Bridges to resign over National's stance on the UN Migration Compact.

National urged to stop 'courting' New Zealand First

A former MP, with experience in cross-party alliances, said it's time to "draw the line".

Watch: The Prime Minister was asked to rate the Government's performance.

Year of Delivery? Political party leaders judge the Government's progress

Jacinda Ardern, Simon Bridges, Winston Peters, Marama Davidson and David Seymour have their say.

Watch: The Prime Minister accused National of peddling a "factually incorrect" narrative about a global migration promise New Zealand signed up to last year.

Winston Peters confident National will have new leader in 2020

"Simon Bridges isn't going to last much longer as the National Party leader - that's a fact."

Watch: Newshub’s interview with Simon Bridges in 2016 when he was Energy Minister.

Bridges describes Labour's policies 'spray and walk away'

The National leader disagreed with commentary that his party's lost its way.

Donations made by the alleged gunman have been offered to victims of the Christchurch massacre.

Exclusive: Alleged Christchurch gunman's donation offered to victims

"When I really understood the money came from him, I split it," a European far-right leader says.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she would "never sign away the sovereignty and maintenance of our own immigration policy".

PM accuses National of peddling 'factually incorrect' narrative

"They claimed that we wouldn't hold sovereignty over our own borders."

Watch: Winston Peters called on Simon Bridges to resign over National's stance on the UN Migration Compact.

Bridges open to NZ First alliance despite call to resign

"My view of Winston Peters in politics is he's always viewed it as a sport."

Watch: National's Simon Bridges refuses to say he will overturn new petrol tax increase.

Fuel tax hike: How much it might cost you

It might be less than you think. Or perhaps more.

Winston Peters and Philip Arps

Police investigating white supremacists' death threats against Winston Peters

Philip Arps was filmed calling for the Deputy Prime Minister to be hanged.

Ardern was asked by host Simon Shepherd if she had her eyes on a posting overseas.

Ardern 'absolutely' running for another term as PM

Just like Simon Bridges, Ardern's promising she'll lead her party into the next election.

Watch Newshub Politics 2018 year in review.

Newshub's politics quiz: How many MPs can you name?

See if you can identify 20 out of 120 Members of Parliament.

Simon Bridges was on The AM Show.

Reshuffle shows National Party 'home of talent' - Bridges

The reshuffle comes after Amy Adams announced she was quitting politics.

Adams was asked if her resignation had anything to do with missing out on National's leadership position.

National resignations raise questions about Bridges' leadership

Amy Adams missed out on National's leadership position last year.

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Watch: Adams tears up revealing most difficult day in Parliament

She's stepping away from politics just as Simon Bridges is set to announce a Cabinet reshuffle.

Watch: National MP and finance spokesperson Amy Adams criticised the Government's Wellbeing Budget.

National MP Amy Adams to retire from politics at 2020 election

"Making the decision to step away from politics has not been an easy one."

Watch: National leader Simon Bridges is labelling the spend-up a "bottomless pit".

KiwiRail 'back on track': How the $1b boost will be spent

National leader Simon Bridges is labelling the spend-up a "bottomless pit".

Watch: Terminal patient pleads politicians to pass euthanasia Bill.

Euthanasia: Bridges blasts Greens, NZ First for 'voting on party lines'

"It's supposed to be a conscience vote."

Watch: The Prime Minister, Energy Minister and Opposition leader share their views on mining permits.

Waikato coal exploration permit branded hypocritical

Simon Bridges says it's another example of the Government "failing to deliver".

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Is Luxon really Prime Minister material?

Luxon's relatability is yet to be tested, writes Peter Williams.

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Christopher Luxon brings new hope to the National Party

Luxon, I'm told, has an informal offer to stand for the party next election, writes Duncan Garner.

Watch: Jacinda Ardern pointed to global conditions as the reason for an economic slowdown.

PM blames economic slowdown on global conditions - and economist agrees

Shamubeel Eaqub says New Zealand is "overdue a downturn" anyway.

Watch: Simon Bridges on The AM Show.

Oranga Tamariki uplifts 'should be the last resort' - Bridges

But he's adamant they must continue.

Watch: Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin responds to the drop in speeding tickets for Crown cars since 2011.

Number of Crown cars stung by speeding tickets revealed

There's a noticeable trend in the number of speeding tickets issued since 2011.

Watch: A civil liberties group has warned David Seymour's proposals around free speech could be a "dangerous approach".

National leader labels ACT's free speech proposals 'alluring'

But Simon Bridges is refusing to confirm a deal with David Seymour at next election.