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Surprise from Judith Collins' former and current colleagues, about how her time as National leader came to an end.
MP Jacqui Dean has told the Otago Daily Times she's surprised and disappointed Collins used a conversation from some weeks ago to demote Bridges.
But speaking exclusively to Newstalk ZB, Collins says she has no regrets about demoting Simon Bridges.
Former colleague Chris Finlayson told Kate Hawkesby while he isn’t surprised by her departure, but he is shocked by how it happened.
“It is a real doozy.”
He said the frontrunners for leadership, Luxon and Mitchell, are both are very able.