After a decade in politics, National MP Steven Joyce is walking out the door but this time no one threw a dildo at him.

Is has to be his most memorable moment in politics for all the wrong reasons - a dildo with a pink tip flying through the air and slapping the then minister of economic development on the cheek as he addressed media at Waitangi in 2016.

The cameras were clicking, there was photographic evidence - Joyce will never live it down.

He even got the attention of English comedian John Oliver who nick-named him Dildo Braggins.
He even got the attention of English comedian John Oliver who nick-named him Dildo Braggins.

Protester and nurse Josie Butler's message definitely got through as she spoke out against the TPPA - she wanted to make a point. "That's for raping our sovereignty" she yelled as the sex toy clocked him on the face.

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He even got the attention of English comedian John Oliver who nick-named him Dildo Braggins.

Not only did he get a dildo on the cheek, but Joyce also got the name egg-head after allowing a Herald cartoonist to have a likeness of his head made into a giant-egg sculpture for Starship Children's Hospital.

The "Mr Fix-It Egg" - named after his reputation for fixing up National's disasters including sorting out the Novopay fiasco - was one of a number of eggs exhibited around the country as part of the foundation's Great Easter Egg Hunt. The egg was auctioned on Trade Me with the proceeds going to charity.

The Whittaker's Big Egg Hunt is organised to raise money for Auckland's Starship children's hospital. The super-sized egg painted by Herald cartoonist Rod Emmerson is just one of 100 that will be placed throughout city centres - in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. For those keen to get in on the hunt, there are prizes for those who find the eggs, on display until April 7. The eggs will also be auctioned - 80 on Trade Me and 20 at a gala cocktail evening on March 31.

He also went a bit red-faced in the last two campaigns he ran for National.

National may have won the 2014 election, but it didn't stop them getting sued by rapper Eminem for using a campaign song later deemed as being to similar to his hit Lose Yourself.

At the time Joyce defended the use of the song, saying: "Oh we think it's pretty legal. I think these guys are just having a crack."

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The "Mr Fix-It Egg" was one of a number of eggs exhibited around the country as part of the foundation's Great Easter Egg Hunt. Photo / Fiona Goodall

Three years later on a New Zealand High Court judge ruled the soundtrack the party used titled Eminem Esque was significantly similar, so actually pretty illegal, and the party was ordered to pay the artist $600,000.

He made another gaffe in the latest election where he accused Labour of an $11 billion hole in its numbers during last year's election.

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He had only been finance minister for a few months when he criticised Labour's fiscal plan saying Labour had a $11.7 billion dollar fiscal hole. He still stands by his claim even saying this week he didn't regret it, even though experts said he was wrong.