Jacinda Ardern

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    New Zealand releases its last COVID-19 patient from isolation

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:23pm on June 08, 2020

    New Zealand has no active COVID-19 cases after the country’s final patient was given the all clear and released from isolation, health authorities said Monday...

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    Ardern turned away from cafe under coronavirus rules

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:00pm on May 17, 2020

    In New Zealand, no one is exempt from the strict coronavirus prevention measures — not even prime minister Jacinda Ardern, who was denied entry to...

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    New Zealand won battle against virus: PM

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:05pm on April 27, 2020

    Prime minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday claimed New Zealand had scored a significant victory against the spread of the coronavirus, as the country began a...

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    NZ mosque shooter changes plea to guilty

    Agence France-Presse. Wellington | Updated at 11:07am on March 26, 2020

    The Australian far-right extremist charged with murdering 51 Muslim worshippers in last year’s mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques unexpectedly flipped his plea to...

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    Search for NZ volcanic eruption victims goes on amid warnings

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:38pm on December 14, 2019

    Divers searched seas around New Zealand’s volatile White Island Saturday for two people still missing five days after the volcano erupted, amid warnings it could...

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    Hope fades for 8 missing people in NZ Volcano Eruption

    Reuters. Whakatane | Updated at 03:44pm on December 10, 2019

    Eight people were missing and presumed dead in Tuesday’s volcanic eruption in a small New Zealand island popular with tourists, killing five people and seriously...

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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...