It has been only eight days since the revelation National MP Alfred Ngaro is considering leading a new Christian party.

But he has already been gazumped by political novices and evangelicals Brian and Hannah Tamaki, who have brought forward the launch of their own party.

Time is not on Ngaro's side.


Ngaro was caught unprepared for the revelation about his own plans, and so was National leader Simon Bridges.

They thought they had a few more months of thinking and scheming.

The fact they were both flummoxed and came clean after two days looked as though they had hatched