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Newflash: Brash Steps Down as National Leader

Scoop Newflash: Brash Steps Down as National Leader

National Party Leader Don Brash is currently holding a press conference to announce that he is stepping down from the leadership of the party.

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Newsflash: Brash Steps Down as National Leader

Scoop Audio.Listen To Don Brash's Press Conference & View Pictures
National Party President Judy Kirk supports and respects the decision by National Party Leader Don Brash to step down as the party’s leader. “Dr Brash is an outstanding New Zealander who has made an extraordinary contribution to this country and to this party,” says Mrs Kirk. “On becoming leader, 13 months after his election to Parliament, Dr Brash rebuilt National’s support following the 2002 election.” See... Statement on Don Brash’s resignation SEE:
  • National - Brash Resignation Speech Notes
  • NZ Govt - Cullen on National leadership
  • Alliance Party - Alliance says hold the champagne on Brash tumble Earlier:
  • Scoop Report - Images & Audio: Nicky Hager "Hollow Men" Presser - Press conference audio - The "Hollow Men" Press Kit
  • National - Avenues to allow book's release being explored
  • Lyndon Hood - Nicky Hager - Guilty of Journalism?
  • Scoop Full Coverage - The Hollow Men
  • Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio, Transcripts and Report - Brash Sticks To 2005 Story Over Brethren Contacts Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio - Gleeful Cullen Surmises Key And Brash Goners Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio - Kevin List on Kiwi FM discusses Nicky Hager's new book Scoop Audio.KiwiFM Audio: Wammo and Nicky Hager
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