As Tony Abbott touches down in Auckland he has good reason to fear.
NZ First leader Winston Peters has confirmed he will stand in the Northland by-election.
MPs say they are reluctant to accept an $8K pay rise, while calling for the system to be overhauled.
With his leadership mortally wounded back home, Tony Abbott will be unlikely to be in the mood to hand John Key many big wins when they meet.
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Where do you stand on political coat-tail riding?
If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.
I'm against it - if you don't get the votes, you shouldn't be there.
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