MPs Paul Hutchison and Cam Calder will not seek
re-election in next year's election.
Dr Hutchison is the MP for Hunua and was first elected in
Dr Calder is a list MP who has stood in Manurewa. He was
first elected in 2008.
Their announcement today means four National MPs have decided
to bow out of politics.
Internal Affairs Minister and Napier MP Chris Tremain and
West Coast based list MP Chris Auchinvole have said they wont
National this week began its selection process, opening
nominations for the electorate of Helensville, held by Prime
Minister John Key, and Clutha-Southland, held by Deputy Prime
Minister Bill English.