The Act Party has elected a new president and vice-president following a vote at its annual conference in Wellington on Friday evening.
Garry Mallett from Hamilton is the new president and Trevor Louden from Christchurch is vice-president.
Outgoing president Catherine Judd - who stood down after five years in the job - says members have elected two people with talent and passion.
The first day of Act's conference on Saturday is closed to the media in a departure from other years. There is speculation the party intends to discuss its disappointing election result, which saw Act's presence in parliament reduced from nine MPs to two MPs.