Tracey Martin said New Zealand First no longer matched her values.
National wants the Government to provide more details about what kind of jobs have been created.
Their lawyer said media coverage of a case had been irresponsible.
New Zealand First stalwart Tracey Martin is considering walking away from the party.
"We won't see another politician like him ever again."
"People were talking about protesting outside my house. My children were home alone."
The Serious Fraud Office had charged two people with obtaining by deception.
Former NZ First MPs Newshub spoke to were out of the loop on the party's path going forward.
Tracey Martin revealed who she thinks should pick up her work as Minister for Children.
A Canadian bid to build Auckland's light rail is no longer on the table.
NZ First failed to meet the 5 percent threshold on Saturday.
His career has spanned decades and seen him knocked out of Parliament more than once.
As of 9:40pm on election night New Zealand First is on 2.5 percent.
It looks like many National seats could be flipped red.
More than 1.7 million Kiwis cast their ballots before election day.
Electorate votes give parties an opportunity to boost their seat count in Parliament.
They're up in the polls, but still below the 5 percent party vote needed to enter Parliament.
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"It was a very bad day for him."
Winston Peters continues to insist NZ First will surprise everyone.
Multiple sources have told Newshub most of Winston Peters' Beehive team have given up hope of his return.
The National leader slammed NZ First as the "enablers of the Greens-Labour vision".
"You were going so well until you decided to act like an Oxford Don."
Even if he does rise again, Collins is still ruling him out.
"I will not be walking along to a negotiating table with the smaller party carrying a box of chocolate biscuits to try and make peace."
Despite the recession, house prices have continued to surge.
Farming and the primary industries have been a major focus of this year's political campaign.
The party's policy addressed controversial freshwater regulations introduced in August.