He paused for a while before saying his bit.
Garner said John Key's Government tried to "lock the secrets of Pike River behind a seal".
The prince went on a wander alone on the West Coast.
"Look out for your friends... that text could save their life".
"I'm meant to be dealing with the cleverest political brains in the press gallery."
He says the NZ First leader has "positioning" over the Prime Minister - and he wouldn't let that happen.
He called Malcolm Turnbull after he lost the leadership.
Mike Joy, who feuded with Sir John Key, says the current Government's not doing enough either.
The former PM's son has revealed how suicide affected has his life.
Their meaningless Business Confidence Survey results are just self-fulfilling prophecies, writes Mitch Harris.
His first major pitch as leader has a familiar ring to it.
It comes as business confidence in NZ continues to drop.
The former leader will be offering support at National's annual conference this weekend.
History shows it's much more complicated than the NZ First leader thinks.
Former Prime Minister Bill English has been made a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.