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Jacinda Ardern


New Zealand PM Ardern hails Merkel as 'true leader', 'very good person

November 12, 2021 9:04 am

"It's not often when you come from a small island nation that you'll find someone of such heft in the world of international diplomacy who felt so genuinely interested in the views of a humble New Zealander," Ardern reminisced.

'Well, that was a bedtime fail': New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's daughter crashes Facebook livestream

November 12, 2021 11:33 am

The Prime Minister's struggle no doubt struck a chord with parents around the world who have battled to balance working from home and childcare.

New Zealand increases climate aid ahead of UN summit

October 18, 2021 3:49 pm

At least 50% of the increased funds are set to go to Pacific island nations as part of a plan to help countries most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

New Zealand admits it can no longer get rid of coronavirus

October 04, 2021 10:32 pm

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a cautious plan to ease lockdown restrictions in Auckland, despite an outbreak there that continues to simmer.

New Zealand keeps Auckland in strict lockdown to beat Delta

September 13, 2021 5:21 pm

"It's clear there is no widespread transmission of the virus in Auckland, but so long as we have new cases emerging, there are risks," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told a news conference.

New Zealand police kill 'extremist' inspired by Islamic State: PM Jacinda Ardern

September 03, 2021 12:02 pm

The attacker was a Sri Lankan national who had been in New Zealand for 10 years and had been a 'person of interest' for about five years

Explained: Why New Zealand is being criticised for its Zero Covid strategy

September 01, 2021 9:05 am

New Zealand Zero Covid strategy: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a strict, level-four nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the disease — a move health experts have called archaic and misinformed.

New Zealand's Ardern implores Taliban to uphold human rights

August 16, 2021 11:47 am

Taliban fighters took control of the presidential palace in Kabul late on Sunday as US-led forces departed and Western nations scrambled to evacuate their citizens.

New Zealand eyes opening to vaccinated travellers early 2022

August 12, 2021 2:17 pm

Tight border controls and its geographic advantage helped New Zealand stamp out COVID-19 much faster than almost all other countries, but left it almost entirely cut off from the rest of the world.

Jacinda Ardern distances herself from biography, claims was misled

June 15, 2021 11:49 am

The book Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy includes exclusive interviews which Ardern now states were conducted under a different pretext.


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