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Jacinda Arden


New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern cancels her wedding amid new Omicron restrictions

January 23, 2022 11:32 am

"I am no different to, dare I say it, thousands of other New Zealanders who have had much more devastating impacts felt by the pandemic, the most gutting of which is the inability to be with a loved one sometimes when they are gravely ill."

New Zealand's Delta outbreak spreads outside Auckland

October 03, 2021 1:20 pm

There were 32 new coronavirus cases on Sunday in Auckland, which has been in lockdown since mid-August, and two cases in the Waikato region, some 147 kilometres (91 miles) south of Auckland.

New Zealand tried to deport extremist Samsudeen for years

September 05, 2021 8:09 am

Court documents made public on Sunday named the attacker as Ahamed Aathil Mohamed Samsudeen, 32, a Tamil Muslim from Sri Lanka.

New Zealand's PM Ardern apologises for 1970s immigration raids on Pacific community

August 01, 2021 2:51 pm

Addressing hundreds of people in attendance for the formal apology, Ardern said members of the Pacific communities continue to "suffer and carry the scars" of the raids in which they were specifically targeted and racially profiled.

'Great at leading, lockdowns & letters': Jacinda's reply to schoolgirl wins hearts

March 06, 2021 10:31 am

Lily had written a letter to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern when the Covid-19 lockdown was first imposed in the country.

New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most diverse ever

October 19, 2020 8:55 am

Labour won 64 of the 120 parliamentary seats, and more than half of those are female candidates.

Explained: What is New Zealand's Zero Carbon Law, what does it aim to achieve?

November 10, 2019 5:24 pm

According to the New Zealand government, this is the first legislation in the world to make a legally binding commitment to living within 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming.

New Zealand's Speaker wins hearts online after babysitting for another MP in Parliament

August 22, 2019 4:17 pm

Little Tūtānekai Smith-Coffey was brought into the House of Representatives by his father, the Labour MP for Waiariki, on his first day back at work since taking paternity leave.

When Travel Closes Minds

April 13, 2019 6:10 am

Pakistanis are returning from abroad radicalised, not anglicised as before.

Dalai Lama lauds PM Jacinda Ardern for compassionately handling aftermath of NZ terror attack

April 04, 2019 9:13 pm

Responding to a question at a press conference here, he also said New Zealand serves as a "living example" for others as to how to respond with calmness and compassion in the wake of such incidents.