"It's time to rule out the old dog and show some leadership."
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."
"No one wakes up asking to be depressed."
He says the rules around the use of Parliament TV footage are too restrictive.
The so-called "bumbling Jihadi" is now deemed dangerous enough to change the law.
The more serious the risk, the more restrictive the conditions.
The Minister says he was cutting out bureaucracy.
The person was granted residency in May this year.
If chosen by National, she'll be up against Independent MP Jami-Lee Ross.
The National MP claims there's a "major reality gap in the debate on global warming".
It comes after the National leader defied a ruling by the Speaker last month.
"I would change my vote today. New Zealand has moved on and so have I."
"I would expect to see some Budget bribes come next year," Newshub political editor Tova O'Brien says.
The Prime Minister's popularity has been tarnished by a cacophony of cock-ups and controversies.
Jami-Lee Ross is first in the firing line, then Bridges is toast, writes Duncan Garner.
But Ross says National is being "arrogant" and taking Botany for granted.
National's Simon O'Connor said he doubts the Government is making progress.
Construction will get underway next year.
"Imagine wanting to imprison an artist who made NZ so famous."
Sir Brian Roche and the Transport Minister had stern words.
The pair sang 'Love Me Tender' together.
The National Party leader has been blasting gangs this week.
He's also describing the Extinction Rebellion protest as "nonsense".
Simon Bridges is considering a policy that would fine parents of high school dropouts.
"No one chooses to be a refugee."
The Government's commitments to refugees have been unveiled.