Advance polling making election day rules outdated and seven other takeaways.
Political round-up: Jim Anderton was in the political wilderness for much of his career.
“This is no time to be looking around at novices or an MP with training wheels on," Winston Peters says.
"This is looking like a trend and Labour is in big trouble,” Bryce Edwards.
Political commentator Bryce Edwards says the events of the past 24 hours will cost Labour votes.