Simon Bridges - Politician

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"It's time to rule out the old dog and show some leadership."

Golriz Ghahraman on Newshub Nation.

Arrest warrant for 'bumbling Jihadi' proves new terror law not needed - Greens

If Mark Taylor tries to come home he'll be arrested at the border.

Watch: Hardships grants and benefits skyrocket.

Poverty activist hits back at Bridges

"Many of the issues we've now got are because of [National]."

Watch: Public law specialist Graeme Edgeler says he thinks the National Party ad order to be taken down was "fair".

Lawyer thinks National Party ad was 'fair'

He says the rules around the use of Parliament TV footage are too restrictive.

Watch: Jacinda Ardern and Golriz Ghahraman have opposing views on a new anti-terrorist law.

PM rejects Green MP's description of anti-terrorist law as 'dog-whistling'

Simon Bridges feels "sense of duty" to support the law because the Greens won't.

Watch: Simon Bridges said he wasn't aware National had granted a convicted criminal a temporary visa in 2013.

Bridges, Lees-Galloway in Twitter scrap over drink-driver residency

"Make up your mind, man!"

Simon Bridges was on The AM Show.

Lees-Galloway chose 'lazy' option granting drink-driver residency - Bridges

The Minister says he was cutting out bureaucracy.

National MP Agnes Loheni.

National MP throws hat in the ring for Botany

If chosen by National, she'll be up against Independent MP Jami-Lee Ross.

Watch: The Speaker issued his ruling.

Speaker punishes Bridges over refusing to remove attack ads

It comes after the National leader defied a ruling by the Speaker last month.

Watch: National leader Simon Bridges said he wasn't aware National had granted a convicted criminal a temporary visa in 2013.

National granted repeat drink-driver temporary visa in 2013

The revelation comes after National attacked Labour over the case.

Watch: The AM Show's Duncan Garner gives his opinion on Christopher Luxon entering politics.

More 'big names' expected to run for National

Simon Bridges says we can expect "other impressive people putting their names forward".

Watch: Tova O'Brien on The AM Show.

Labour might offer tax cuts if the polls are tight - O'Brien

"I would expect to see some Budget bribes come next year," Newshub political editor Tova O'Brien says.

People had talked about Jacindamania but most couldn't really see it.

Labour Government is big on talk with little to show for it

In the year of delivery we're still waiting for the goods, writes Duncan Garner.

Bridges has had a bump, but is still out of Ardern's league.

Poll: Ardern's personal brand takes a bashing, Bridges gets a bump

The Prime Minister's popularity has been tarnished by a cacophony of cock-ups and controversies.

Nikki Kaye and Willie Jackson on The AM Show.

Luxon as National leader? 'Anything can happen' - National MP

'We have a democracy in our party," Nikki Kaye told The AM Show.

Sharon Zollner on The AM Show.

Will spending the surplus really boost the economy?

It could be a short-sighted move, an economist has warned.

Garner gave his opinion on The AM Show.

Luxon entering politics is an open challenge to Bridges

Jami-Lee Ross is first in the firing line, then Bridges is toast, writes Duncan Garner.

Duncan Garner gives his opinion on Luxon entering politics.

'No doubt' Luxon will beat Ross in Botany - Hooton

But Ross says National is being "arrogant" and taking Botany for granted.

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We should have known it would come to this, writes The Spinoff.

Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni defends no increase to benefits in 'wellbeing' Budget.

Bridges blasts Sepuloni over beneficiaries being overpaid

But the Social Development Minister says National is being "disingenuous".

Watch: Lorde and Jacinda Ardern meet for the first time.

#FreeLorde trends on Twitter as fans fear singer going to jail

"Imagine wanting to imprison an artist who made NZ so famous."

Watch: Simon Bridges on The AM Show.

Watch: Simon Bridges shows off singing skills in duet with Duncan Garner

The pair sang 'Love Me Tender' together.

Watch: Simon Bridges on The AM Show.

Fining parents of school dropouts 'very unlikely' - Bridges

But he's not ready to abandon the policy suggestion just yet.

Related: Bridges on The AM Show in May.

War of words: Bridges, Mongrel Mob boss clash

The National Party leader has been blasting gangs this week.

Watch: Jen Olsen, from Extinction Rebellion, spoke to The AM Show.

Bridges tells protesters to march on 'woke' Government doing 'nothing'

He's also describing the Extinction Rebellion protest as "nonsense".

Bridges showed off his skills.

'Wow, he can sing': Simon Bridges filmed singing love song

"You are sooo good," one person said.

Watch: Simon Bridges on The AM Show in May.

Govt's 'soft on crime' approach leading to rise in gang numbers - Bridges

"They've been overly focused on reducing prison numbers."

Simon Bridges says beneficiaries have rights, but also responsibilities.

National considering policy to fine parents of school dropouts

"Beneficiaries do have rights but also responsibilities - we want to see more people in work."

Simon Bridges

National MP invited to Chinese Communist Party parade

He is said to be one of 50 New Zealanders to get an invite.

Watch: Simon Bridges on The AM Show.

Bridges hits out at Government over measles outbreak handling

He says David Clark should have fronted on the issue, but it's not Clark's role.