Jacinda Ardern

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    New Zealand PM apologises over 1979 air disaster

    Agence-France-Presse. Wellington | Updated at 05:39pm on November 28, 2019

    Prime minister Jacinda Ardern offered an official apology Thursday on the 40th anniversary of New Zealand’s worst peacetime disaster, the Mount Erebus air crash in...

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    Proposed NZ abortion law to give women right to choose

    Agence-France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:18pm on August 05, 2019

    The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans Monday to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and a...

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    Plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action: Ardern

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand prime...

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    NZ PM Jacinda Ardern engaged to longtime partner

    Reuters. Wellington | Updated at 11:03am on May 03, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern is engaged to her longtime partner Clarke Gayford after a proposal over the Easter holidays, her spokesperson said on...

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    Jacinda helps out a fellow mum

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed Thursday she paid for a harried mother’s groceries in a gesture sure to enhance a reputation already soaring...

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    NZ PM says FB curbs not enough

    Agence-France-Presse . New Zealand | Updated at 12:00am on March 29, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s move to curb support for white nationalism on its platforms but said more needed to...

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    NZ PM orders top-level investigation

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 12:00am on March 26, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday a royal commission, a powerful form of public inquiry, into the events leading up to a...

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    NZ PM vows mosque attacker will face full force of law

    Agence France-Presse . Christchurch | Updated at 10:53am on March 19, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern promised on Tuesday that the man responsible for last week’s deadly mosque massacres would face ‘the full force of...

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    New Zealand cabinet backs action on gun laws

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 11:02am on March 18, 2019

    New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that her cabinet had made principle decisions around the reform of gun laws following the mass...

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    Ardern brings more limelight to New Zealand

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:00am on October 18, 2018

    UNLIKE most female politicians across the globe, who find it easier to remain in the limelight by projecting themselves as champions of woman rights or...