Claire Trevett's weekly catch-up on the things that entertained her from the Parliamentary Press Gallery.

This week featuring a woebegone Shane Jones, Winston Peters' 'scientific utilities' and how many men does it take to replace PM Jacinda Ardern?

MONDAY: Behind every great woman, there has to be .... three men?

With Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Paris, it took no fewer than three men to fill her shoes back home.

First up was


TUESDAY: Rockin' Robertson

WEDNESDAY: Keeping up with the Joneses

Thursday: With-paw and apologise, Mr Speaker

FRIDAY: Into the lion's den