Chris Hipkins: Who is Jacinda Ardern’s replacement as New Zealand’s PM? | World News

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, and new Labour Party leader Chris Hipkins (Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP)

Chris Hipkins has been chosen to replace Jacinda Ardern as New Zealand’s prime minister – and has been sworn in after her shock resignation last week. Mr Hipkins, who is fondly known as “Chippy”, received the unanimous support of politicians from the Labour Party after he was the only candidate to enter the race to … Read more

Jacinda Ardern’s resignation: Why the BBC is facing backlash over its coverage

A woman speaking to the media.

Key Points: A headline used by the BBC in its coverage of Jacinda Ardern’s resignation has drawn criticism online. It comes as world leaders, such as Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, paid tribute to Ms Ardern. While Ms Ardern’s popularity rose internationally, at home she has faced growing political headwinds. The BBC is facing criticism for … Read more

Burnout: Why Jacinda Ardern’s ‘rare’ admission about her mental health matters | World News

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with longtime partner Clarke Gayford

Jacinda Ardern has been praised for “normalising” burnout after she announced she would step down as New Zealand’s prime minister, saying she has “nothing left in the tank”. Ms Ardern, 42, who became leader in 2017, choked back tears during an emotional news conference at which she said: “I know what this job takes, and … Read more

Jacinda Ardern’s ‘arrogant prick’ slur has netted $100,000 for a worthy cause

A man and woman stand side by side with a framed paper.

KEY POINTS New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern slipped up on the microphone and she raised $100,000 for prostate cancer. Ms Ardern was caught calling her rival an “arrogant prick” in parliament last week. Since then, she and David Seymour signed and sold the Hansard with her comment, donating the proceeds to charity. New Zealand … Read more

Jacinda Ardern’s ‘arrogant p****’ transcript auctioned for cancer charity

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (AP)

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has auctioned off a signed copy of the transcript of a parliamentary exchange where she called of a political opponent an “arrogant prick”. Jacinda Ardern was caught on a microphone name-calling lawmaker David Seymour, who leads the libertarian ACT party, an “arrogant prick”. Bidding for a framed copy of … Read more

‘Arrogant prick’: New Zealand PM Ardern’s name-calling rival caught on microphone

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (REUTERS)

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has found herself in a soup after she was caught on a microphone name-calling a rival politician. Jacinda Ardern was caught calling lawmaker David Seymour, who leads the libertarian ACT party, an “arrogant pr***”. The comment came after David Seymour attacked Jacinda Ardern with questions about her government’s record … Read more