Brash elected to New Zealand's parliament

FEATURE - It may have been thrashed by Labour in this weekend's general election but at least New Zealand's National party will have one new face on its benches when parliament resumes. Step forward Don Brash, the former central bank governor.

Brash, who has finally managed to get himself elected some two decades after first trying, says he is still learning how to be a politician after 13 years in the library-like atmosphere of the central bank.

That may be, but the normally mild-mannered econ