The most recent polls have put National, under Judith Collins, on 25.1 and 31 percent.
"Nothing could stop the waves of anxiety and dread that would start the moment I woke up."
Former National Party leader Todd Muller is "still not quite right", according to Judith Collins.
Todd Muller stepped down as National Party leader citing "health" reasons.
She says National's Palmerston North candidate is being bullied and she won't stand for that.
Bryce Edwards says she's off to a good start.
Both Amy Adams and Nikki Kaye deny part in leak cover-up.
Judith Collins has "eternal gratitude" for the way Amy Adams and Nikki Kaye "behaved" over the last week.
She began her career in politics running for the rural Canterbury electorate of Selwyn in 2008.
Former National Party leaders have been given top spots.
She's already demoted one MP and lost a couple more to retirement.
Kaye confirms Michael Woodhouse was ready to go public four days before National came clean.
"I've always believed you've got to step up or step out."
It shows Labour could govern alone.
Judith Collins: The good, the bad and the ugly, writes Tova O'Brien.
"The whole energy has changed" following Tuesday's events, one commentator said.
The MAGA hat. The all-white front bench. The Hamish Walker saga. Here's what led to Muller's resignation.
National is in crisis after Todd Muller's resignation but there are some serious contenders for the leadership position.
Bloody noses and bruised egos: National is heading into the ring with half a dozen fighters, writes Tova O’Brien.
This is not just another leadership spill, coup or change. In fact, nothing about this is routine.
He took over the role after Simon Bridges held an emergency caucus meeting on May 21.
The National Party could have a new leader as soon as Tuesday night, but probably not according to one MP.
He also unleashes his most brutal acrostic poem yet.
Political party leaders are bidding Todd Muller farewell with anecdotes about the pressures of leadership.
Some made fun of him - sparking anger from National MP Chris Bishop.
Bryce Edwards told The AM Show he doesn't think Judith Collins will have a chance, but United Future leader Peter Dunne disagrees.
The spotlight is now on which MP will take the top job.
Todd Muller was asked if Michelle Boag had been a source for Michael Woodhouse - and he did not answer it directly.
"Issues like this distract a lot of time and energy."
But Todd Muller also blasted the Prime Minister for "just talking about reprimanding".