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Jacinda Ardern

Priyanca Radhakrishnan becomes New Zealand's first-ever Indian-origin minister

Radhakrishnan, who is from the 2017 intake of new MPs, is a minister outside of the Cabinet

02 Nov 2020 2:00 PM

AA Edit | A win for liberal-left

However, as far as her progressive agenda is concerned, it is unclear whether Ardern’s government has the economic chops to push it through

19 Oct 2020 10:16 AM

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern says 'we beat the virus again'

Ardern announced restrictions in the country's largest city would be eased, after a second COVID-19 wave was contained

05 Oct 2020 10:17 AM

New Zealand government to honour Maori New Year if reelected

Many people have argued that marking the day would help recognise the nation's indigenous people

07 Sep 2020 1:08 PM

New Zealand PM postpones election after virus return

PM Ardern also acknowledged concerns from rivals that curbs on campaigning would unfairly weigh the election in favour of her government

17 Aug 2020 8:58 AM

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New Zealand virus outbreak spreads beyond Auckland, 13 new cases reported

The infections outside Auckland come despite a strict lockdown, including masked police blocking roads to seal its borders

14 Aug 2020 8:59 AM

COVID success adds bonus points to Ardern's re-election bid

The polls had pointed to a cliffhanger election this September, but the story has since changed because New Zealand's coronavirus response

08 Aug 2020 1:07 PM

New Zealand's christchurch gunman to represent himself at sentencing

The Christchurch mosque shootings were a shock to the world, which prompted immediate action for stricter gun laws in New Zealand

13 Jul 2020 8:53 AM

New Zealand launches campaign for online porn safety

An advertisement showing two pornography actors turning up at a boy's home has helped the country's new online safety campaign go viral

21 Jun 2020 2:10 PM

New Zealand gun laws tightened again after shootings

Parliament passed legislation to establish firearms registry to track every gun after ban on military-style semi-automatic rifles last year

18 Jun 2020 1:59 PM

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I did a little dance: Jacinda Ardern on New Zealand’s zero virus status

New Zealand citizens no longer bound by social distancing rules and limits on public gatherings

08 Jun 2020 4:18 PM

New Zealand clears its last COVID-19 case

Country's final patient was given the all-clear and released from isolation after testing negative and remaining symptom-free for 48 hours

08 Jun 2020 9:05 AM

New Zealand could return to normal life as early as next week

PM Ardern say waiting until Monday would allow to see if removal of restrictions had led to a rise in coronavirus cases

03 Jun 2020 12:01 PM

New Zealand to isolate incoming passengers to contain Covid19 spread

New Zealand has had only six confirmed cases of the illness and all of those have been connected with international travelers

14 Mar 2020 12:20 PM

Mistakes made: NZ PM apologises for party's handling of sexual assault claim

The 19-year-old woman alleges the staffer sexually assaulted her at his home in February last year.

11 Sep 2019 12:17 PM

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England, New Zealand PMs praise teams' World Cup performance

Prime Minister Theresa May thanked the England team for winning the showpiece and ending a 44-year wait.

16 Jul 2019 1:23 PM

‘We will not be silenced’: Democratic Congresswomen condemn Donald Trump’s remark

'All they do is complain,' Trump told reporters at a White House event featuring products 'Made in America'.

16 Jul 2019 12:24 PM

New Zealand PM slams Donald Trump for ‘racist’ remarks on Congresswomen

'Usually I don’t get into other people’s politics, but it will be clear to most people that I completely disagree with him,' Ardern said.

16 Jul 2019 9:24 AM

Christchurch man suspected of murder in NZ shootings charged with terrorism

Tuesday’s charge under terrorism suppression legislation was filed against Brenton Tarrant, police said.

21 May 2019 11:43 AM

'Don't understand America at all': Jacinda Ardern takes swipe at Washington

Jacinda Ardern announced bans on military styled semi-automatic weapons, high capacity magazines and rifles.

15 May 2019 9:52 AM

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