Jacqui Dean Jackie Blue has been quangoed. Maurice is being encouraged to go for the mayor's job. Groser lost the WTO gig, and is rumoured to be looking at moving on from Parliament anyway. The National rejuvenation is in full swing, while Labour's caucus remains a cradle to the grave career.
Pardon the timing. I have neither a Parakura Horomia anecdote, nor any malice towards his passing. He did what he thought best for his people, which is an observation you couldn't apply to all MPs.