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    Simon says and Winston replies at Waitangi

    Simon Bridges used his time at Waitangi to promote the National Party, prompting a response from Winston Peters.

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    National rules out NZ First coalition

    NZ First leader Winston Peters says National's Simon Bridges has "a lot to learn about politics". This follows the National Party leader today ruling out working with NZ First after September's election.

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    Simon Bridges denies involvement with National Party Donations charges

    National Party leader Simon Bridges maintains that he was not involved with the National Party donations that resulted in the Serious Fraud Office laying charges. In a statement the SFO says, The Serious Fraud Office filed criminal charges today against four people in relation to donations paid into a National Party electorate bank account. The defendants are scheduled to appear in the Auckland District Court on 25 February. The SFO will not make any further comment until any name suppression issues have been dealt with. This is part of an investigation triggered by former National MP Jami-Lee Matenga Ross releasing phone recordings of a conversation he had with Simon Bridges regarding the allocation of donations received by the National Party. Te Ao Māori News reached out to the SFO to confirm if Bridges was one of the four and they refused to comment beyond their statement. Efforts to reach Jamie-Lee Matenga Ross have been unsuccessful so far.

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    Students plan school walkout to highlight climate change

    Thousands of school students around the world are staging regular strikes in a bid to push politicians to act aggressively on climate change and New Zealand students are set to join in support.

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    National to independently review culture of party

    National will conduct an independent review of the party and its culture despite asserting it has no culture issues. With Ex-National MP Jami-Lee Ross receiving mental health care the situation has put the spotlight on mental health issues and support services for MPs within parliament.

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    Jami-Lee Ross makes u-turn decision on resignation

    Rogue National MP Jami-Lee Ross has made a u-turn decision on his pending resignation from Parliament and will remain to “expose serious flaws” in the National Party.

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    National MPs address Bridges' race-based comments

    National MPs are standing by Simon Bridges despite race-based comments made by their leader in a leaked discussion between him and former National MP Jami-Lee Ross.  

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    Ross releases ‘donations’ texts amidst misconduct allegations

    Ex-National MP Jami-Lee Ross has released text messages between himself and National Party general manager Greg Hamilton about the alleged single $100,000 donation Ross says was separated into smaller amounts.

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    Jami-Lee Ross releases Simon Bridges phone call

    National leader Simon Bridges is defending himself after recordings of him discussing the $100,000 donation by a Chinese businessman, remarks towards ethnic MPs and ridding three list MPs were exposed on Facebook.

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    Bridges’ electorate responds to Nats turmoil

    National's Simon Bridges' leadership could be in question amidst the turmoil caused by outgoing MP Jami-Lee Ross.  The political rumble between the MPs has rattled some voters’ confidence in Bridges in his Tauranga electorate.

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