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Former National leader Judith Collins has left the building.
She fled Parliament this afternoon... after losing a no confidence vote at the hands of her caucus.
Despite this, she told media she was feeling very good.
She says it's a really hard job and she's done everything she possibly can.. and wishes everyone well.
In a tweet, she says she will stay on as the MP for Papakura and will contest the next election.
National's interim leader is Shane Reti... a permanent leader will be chosen next Tuesday.
Newstalk ZB Political Editor Barry Soper joined Simon Barnett & James Daniels to wrap the day's developments.