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.
Judith Collins has been a fixture in New Zealand politics for almost twenty years, but before she was the 'crusher' she was a 'leftie liberal' law student from the Waikato.
Newshub Nation visited her at home to hear her Backstory.
Watch the video.