MP Andrew Little has released a video appealing for a 2019 New Plymouth youth MP.
In the video, Mr Little can be seen making digs at his political rivals - David Seymour, Gareth Morgan, Bill English and John Key - while attempting to appeal to the modern teenager.
"I'm Andrew Little. You may know me for such things as my cat (soz Gareth), beard polls, party hats and Dancing With The Stars. Just kidding. That's Not Safe for Twerk," the Justice Minister says.
"But if you're going to have a backing track, make sure it's pretty legal. So make it lit fam."
A man has been hospitalised in a critical condition following a stabbing at a property near Opotiki, in the Bay of Plenty, this morning.
The man has been transported to Whakatāne Hospital after he was stabbed at an address on Waiotahe Valley Road, in Waiotahi, at 7.25am.
The people involved in the incident are known to each other, police say.
Police know the identity of the suspect and are working to locate him.
A scene examination is currently being carried out at the address.
One person’s been hospitalised in a critical condition after being hit by a bus in Christchurch this morning.
Emergency services were called to Main North Road in Redwood around 8am.
A police spokesperson says the road has been closed and motorists are being asked to follow the direction of emergency services.