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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Jacinda Ardern


Explained: What is a climate emergency, which the New Zealand government may declare?

November 29, 2020 10:01 am

As prime minister, Jacinda Ardern has been vocal about climate change and last November, the parliament passed the Zero-Carbon Act, which commits New Zealand to zero carbon emissions by 2050 or sooner.

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern offers coronavirus know-how to Joe Biden

November 23, 2020 2:09 pm

Ardern said the tone of the 20-minute phone call was warm and that Biden spoke very favorably about how New Zealand was handling the pandemic.

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern says has plans for wedding, but no date yet

November 11, 2020 2:54 pm

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 40, is engaged to television host Clarke Gayford, 44, and they have a two-year-old daughter.

HarperCollins to publish New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's biography

November 06, 2020 4:20 pm

The book examines the prime minister of New Zealand through the authors' interviews with her, her multitude of public statements and speeches, and through the words of those who know her.

First India-born minister in New Zealand, her father says ‘proud, not surprised’

November 03, 2020 9:10 am

In New Zealand, Priyanca will be Minister for Diversity, Inclusion and Ethnic Communities; Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector; and Associate Minister for Social Development and Employment.

Explained: What is New Zealand's euthanasia or assisted dying act?

November 03, 2020 2:33 pm

The opponents of the Act such as the Euthanasia Free-NZ group maintain that it lacks oversight and safeguards and have pointed out issues with the eligibility criteria such as the age limit of 18 years and the “arbitrary” nature of the 6-month prognosis.

Jacinda Ardern's career has created a more robust template for the New Political Woman in the 21st century

October 30, 2020 8:55 am

Ardern’s success proves that democracies today need politicians, male or female, who can represent a host of races, castes and tribes that live together as a nation. Even as the incumbent PM facing elections, Ardern was able to keep her nation united in the fight against COVID-19.

World news wrap, Oct 12-18: Trump back on campaign trail; NZ's Jacinda Ardern wins historic election

October 19, 2020 7:15 pm

In New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won a historic second term at the office as voters rewarded her for a decisive response to Covid-19.

In New Zealand's newly elected Parliament, an emigrant from Himachal

October 18, 2020 10:56 pm

Dr Gaurav Sharma, who belongs to Hamirpur district and immigrated to New Zealand around 20 years ago, won the election from Hamilton West electorate as a Labour Party candidate.

Explained: New Zealand's election results, and the enduring popularity of Jacinda Ardern

October 25, 2020 12:43 pm

With nearly 50 per cent of the vote, Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Party will get more than the 61 seats required for a parliamentary majority.


Greta Thunberg, Boris Johnson, Carrie Lam, K Sivan: Global newsmakers of 2019

January 01, 2020 11:30 am

From Sanna Marin who took oath in December as Finland's Prime Minister to Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg being named Time Magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year, 2019 has been an eventful year. Here is a recap of the year in photographs