In pictures: seven new puppets as The Backbencher reopensby Toby Manhire
Winston Peters, Metiria Turei, David Shearer and, erm, Ricki Herbert are newcomers at Wellington's answer to Madame Tussaud's.
A number of The Backbencher's famous puppets - most of which date from the 90s Gibson Group show Public Eye - suffered immolation in the blazes, but many survived. And seven new puppets were commissioned, and unveiled at tonight's launch.
Here they are, thanks to a report on 3 News (watch it here) and pics tweeted by MPs ...
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