"The reality is, this is a guy who's been subjected to media trial and his leader needs to ensure that due process is shown."
She was also asked about a newly-introduced tax break for "build to rent" landlords.
"I was probably in a bus lane and I might have got a $60 fine for it."
"We want a National Party that represents all communities."
Watch the interview with co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer.
"Christopher Luxon is doing a fantastic job and I can't wait to serve in his Cabinet."
"There is a risk that if we shorten isolation periods and drive up case numbers, we actually don't help businesses at all."
"I think he's actually done a really good job of taking the party into Government and achieving things while in Government. I think he's been a good minister."
"The detail of all of those kinds of things are being carefully worked through, I can assure you."