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Mr Luxon, a novice MP but experienced corporate leader, was yesterday handed the leadership of the party when his only rival, Tauranga MP Simon Bridges, opted out of the contest.
"He is first and foremost the National Party through and through ...
"Ultimately he stepped back and caucus is full square behind the new team.
"I have had a number of conversations with Simon and with Christopher, as well as others of course, and I feel that we have come to a really good outcome."
However, Mr Woodhouse is resigned to losing his finance spokesman role.
The only senior role Mr Luxon announced yesterday was his deputy, Wellington list MP Nicola Willis.
Mr Woodhouse was shadow leader of the House and finance spokesman under former leader Judith Collins, but his finance role was shared with Andrew Bayly.
"I am sanguine about the future but I will, as I always have, support the leader in any way that they see fit," he said.
"I am under no illusions that the finance portfolio is likely to be part of that mix but I am prepared to offer my skills in any way that they can be best used."
"I am very comfortable that now we will be able to get on with it and to do our job, which is what we are here for," Mrs Dean said.
"I know Nicola Willis very well and I think she will be an outstanding deputy.
"She has been very helpful to me at times."
Mr Mooney entered Parliament at the same time as Mr Luxon and had gone through MP induction sessions with him before joining him on the backbench.
"He has incredible competency, which has already been proven in the real world, and he’s going to bring that, but he’s also got a real compassion ...
"He has a big heart as well as a formidable intellect."
Invercargill MP Penny Simmonds, also elected last year, was delighted with the outcome, and said the caucus had felt united and positive.
"It feels already that we are being well led ...
"He is such a hard-working guy and committed to what he does."