How well do we really know our politicians, and the personal values and experiences they bring to decisions that affect us all?
Newshub Nation's Backstory series goes behind the scenes into the lives, homes and childhood photo albums of our political leaders.
His father was a ministerial driver who once chauffeured Princess Diana, but the son wants to be the one helping drive the country.
National's Brett Hudson is a former IT specialist who had an early mid-life crisis.
We travelled to Ranui Heights to hear his Backstory.
Watch the video.