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Ryan Bridge had some words for National leader Simon Bridges.

Ryan Bridge's advice to National: Take away Peters' bargaining chip

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

Winston Peters delivered his major address at the party conference on Sunday.

Winston Peters admits 'succession plan' for NZ First leader

But he was tight-lipped about who's been tapped to replace him.

"I think I've got more terms in me than some of those asking the questions."

Cantankerous Peters digs deep against National, MediaWorks and gun owners

"I think I've got more terms in me than some of those asking the questions."

Image: Mark Mitchell with his police dog Czar (left) and with wife Peggy Bourne-Mitchell (right) Watch: Mitchell on prisons, his past and common ground with Andrew Little.

How suicide and a samurai sword attack influenced Mark Mitchell's political career

"No one wakes up asking to be depressed."

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.

NZ National Party

What the 'Mark Taylor law' would mean for returning 'high-risk' Kiwis

The so-called "bumbling Jihadi" is now deemed dangerous enough to change the law.

Justice Minister Andrew Little.

New law to impose 'control orders' on 'high-risk' Kiwis

The more serious the risk, the more restrictive the conditions.

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.

Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.

Minister won't say if residency-granted drink-driver is war criminal or terrorist

The person was granted residency in May this year.

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: Climate change marchers are asked for their thoughts on climate change.

Expert slams Collins over 'complacent attitude' in climate change rant

The National MP claims there's a "major reality gap in the debate on global warming".

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.

On the first day the bill became law.

Marriage equality, five years on: The Spinoff asks opposing MPs if they'd still vote no

"I would change my vote today. New Zealand has moved on and so have I."

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.

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.

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.

The Monte Cecilia Housing Trust has built the fully-furnished units and its new offices on the site of an old rest home in Mangere.

'It is complex': PM admits homelessness cannot be solved in two years

National's Simon O'Connor said he doubts the Government is making progress.

The building of the new hospital in Queenstown is set to commence next year.

New hospital announced for NZ's tourist capital Queenstown

Construction will get underway next year.

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: The head of NZTA had stern words for WOF certifiers.

NZTA boss tells WOF certifiers to 'rectify' or risk having licences taken

Sir Brian Roche and the Transport Minister had stern words.

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.

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.

NZ National Party

Lorde, Paula Bennett, Sonny Bill Williams and other Kiwis who would be fined under National's school leaver policy

Simon Bridges is considering a policy that would fine parents of high school dropouts.

Watch: The Immigration Minister announces the Government's new refugee quota policy.

Race Relations Commissioner relieved National's 'racist' refugee policy dumped

"No one chooses to be a refugee."

Watch: The Immigration Minister announces the Government's new refugee quota policy.

Refugee quota shakeup: Immigration Minister dumps National's policy

The Government's commitments to refugees have been unveiled.

Judith Collins and Michael Wood were on The AM Show.

'It's not for me': Collins pushes back against school dropouts' fine

She said she hadn't heard of the idea until Thursday.