If the story of Shane Jones and the conflict of interest over a tourism venture in Opononi has taught us anything, it is that more MPs watched the movie The Castle than they did Fatal Attraction.

The Castle references to the vibe, the pool room, and the serenity have been used by MPs from David Parker to Judith Collins.

But Shane Jones' use of the term "bunny boiler" to describe a journalist puzzled some - not least the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.


When she was first asked what Jones had meant by it, she said she did not