Labour's Annette King was first elected, unexpectedly, to Parliament in 1984 in the swing left after Robert Muldoon's 'schnapps election'.
After 15 years in government and 15 years in opposition she has now decided it's time to retire. Annette King delivered her farewell address to parliament and to a packed gallery.
Granny Annie, as she referred to herself, gave a speech that was brimming with jokes, historical observations and with calls to action. You can listen to it below in its entirety.