Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand to send peacekeepers to crisis-hit Solomon Islands

The crisis in the Solomon Islands erupted last week when protests over government policies turned violent, fuelled by poverty, unemployment and inter-island rivalries in the nation of 800,000.

published on : 1st December 2021

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern calls for strong, equitable, sustainable post-pandemic recovery

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern pointed out environmental sustainability as an area for increased political and business cooperation.

published on : 11th November 2021

'Bedtime fail': Daughter interrupts New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's livestream

In a situation familiar to parents worldwide, the leader's three-year-old daughter Neve had decided everything, even the affairs of state, could wait. 

published on : 10th November 2021

Biden, Xinping and other APEC leaders to meet on Nov 13 to chart path forward from pandemic

As usual, the 21 APEC members will be seeking areas where members can cooperate on easing barriers to trade and economic growth instead of trying to settle longstanding feuds.

published on : 9th November 2021

Thousands protest Covid restrictions in New Zealand

Some attendees carried "Trump 2020" flags, while others bore signs carrying messages from Maori groups, those impacted by lockdowns, and teachers who face losing their jobs if they refuse vaccination.

published on : 9th November 2021

Sri Lankan on terror watchlist shot dead after New Zealand supermarket rampage

Six people were reportedly wounded, three critically, before police who were monitoring him opened fire within 60 seconds of the attack starting.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Afghanistan: New Zealand unable to get everyone out it wanted

Both Ardern and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison strongly condemned the attacks that took place Thursday. Morrison described them as “evil” and “inhuman.”

published on : 27th August 2021

New Zealand orders mask use as new cases found

The announcement Wednesday came a day after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern imposed a strict lockdown after the first case was reported.

published on : 18th August 2021

New Zealand apologizes for historic raids on Pacific people

The apology didn't come with any broader financial compensation or legal changes, but many Pacific people say it represented an important first step.

published on : 1st August 2021

New Zealand to accept alleged Islamic State militant, 2 kids

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said New Zealand had taken into account its international responsibilities and could not remove citizenship from anybody if it left them stateless.

published on : 26th July 2021

New Zealand apologises for 1970s raids on Pacific people

It's when Pacific Island people were targeted for deportation in the mid-1970s during aggressive home raids by authorities to find, convict and deport overstayers.

published on : 14th June 2021

Plans for movie on New Zealand mosque attacks draw criticism

The movie would be set in the days after the 2019 attacks in which 51 people were killed at two Christchurch mosques.

published on : 11th June 2021

Rose Byrne to play New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern in Andrew Niccol's 'They Are Us'

Hollywood actor Rose Byrne will portray New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in the upcoming drama 'They Are Us'.

published on : 11th June 2021

Australia leader Morrison visits New Zealand leader Ardern

Morrison is the first major world leader to visit New Zealand since both countries shut their borders last year to contain the virus.

published on : 30th May 2021

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern plans to marry over the summer

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern plans to marry her longtime partner during the southern summer.

published on : 5th May 2021
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