Steven Joyce, National's finance spokesman, has resigned from Parliament.
The resignation comes after his failed leadership contest, which saw Simon Bridges selected as leader.
Mr Joyce said he was offered a senior role for the new look National front bench but he decided to walk away regardless.
“I don’t see myself as a career politician”
Steven Joyce joins Ryan Bridge and Lisa Owen on RadioLIVE Drive to talk about why he is walking away from politics after 10 years.
Listen to the full interview with Steven Joyce above.