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Simon Bridges thanks NZ after being ousted as National Party leader

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Simon Bridges thanks NZ after being ousted as National Party leader


Simon Bridges has thanked New Zealand after being rolled as National Party leader by Bay of Plenty MP Todd Muller.

In a tweet featuring a photo of his family in Parliament, Mr Bridges said: “More time for the most important job I have. Thank you New Zealand.”

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His replacement as National’s party leader follows a disastrous 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton Poll result last night that saw National drop to its lowest support since 2003, plunging 17 percentage points to 29 per cent.

Mr Bridges took over from former Prime Minister Sir Bill English in early 2018.

Mr Muller was named this afternoon as the new party leader following an emergency caucus meeting. Auckland Central MP Nikki Kaye has replaced Upper Harbour MP Paula Bennett as deputy leader.

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