Judith Collins demanded Chris Penk take the tweet down - but it was Winston Peters who started the scrap.
NZ First leader Winston Peters says He Puapua was "deliberately suppressed".
The improbability of NZ First returning to power can't be overstated. But their leader is refusing to give up, writes Josh Van Veen.
"I think his boat has sailed."
Peters gave a fiery speech at the party's AGM over the weekend.
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"We are coming back because we believe we can."
"We are a phoenix that will again arise."
"We are a phoenix that will again arise as the public wake up to the inexactitude of this Government and a hapless National Party."
He has kept a low profile since his party failed to get re-elected.
"He's young enough to make a comeback."
Asked if he was planning to stick around as leader, Peters refused to answer.
The party blocked the Greens' plan last year after lobbying from the rural sector.
"That sends a message to us in the political system that we should be looking at the way our regime works."
Almost $100 million was earmarked to upgrade marae across the country.
The NZ First leader refused to say if he'll give politics another go.
Green MP Golriz Ghahraman says there is "very little evidence" registration of child sex offenders keeps kids safe.
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.