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Watch: Labour MP on the hunt for mystery caller who left recipe for porridge on his phone – 'That's bloody good!'

A fierce debate has broken out online today over how to make the perfect bowl of porridge.

It started in Wairarapa, just north of Wellington, with a curious voicemail left on Labour MP Kieran McAnulty's phone.

Seven Sharp's Jeremy Wells tried the voicemail porridge - and described it as "absolutely disgusting" and "not quite porridge".

To hear more about Jeremy's breakfast staple misadventure, click on the video above.

Kieran McAnulty says the 'lovely lady' gave some good instructions, they just weren't meant for him. Source: Seven Sharp