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

Chris Hipkins becomes the 41st Prime Minister of New Zealand

Chris Hipkins sworn in as the next New Zealand Prime Minister on Wednesday (AP)

After the unexpected resignation of ex-PM, Jacinda Ardern, Chris Hipkins was officially appointed as the 41st Prime Minister of New Zealand on Wednesday. Now, the 44-year-old, Hipkins has less than nine months to regain the trust of the public on his party before contesting a tough general election. The opinion polls indicate that the Labour … Read more

New Zealand Labour lawmakers meet to confirm Chris Hipkins as Jacinda Ardern replacement – National

New Zealand Labour lawmakers are currently meeting to confirm Chris Hipkins’s nomination to replace Jacinda Ardern as leader of the Labour party and New Zealand’s new prime minister. Hipkins, 44, was the only nomination for the job and his confirmation by the 64 lawmakers, known as the Labour caucus, is largely a formality. Read more: … Read more

Chris Hipkins is set to become New Zealand’s next prime minister : NPR

New Zealand Education Minister Chris Hipkins talks to reporters outside Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, on Saturday. Nick Perry/AP hide caption toggle caption Nick Perry/AP New Zealand Education Minister Chris Hipkins talks to reporters outside Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, on Saturday. Nick Perry/AP WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Education Minister Chris Hipkins is set to … Read more

New Zealand: Chris Hipkins to replace Jacinda Ardern as next PM

Chris Hipkins is set to replace Jacinda Ardern  as the next Prime Minister of New Zealand (AP)

Chris Hipkins is set to replace Jacinda Ardern as leader of the Labour party and New Zealand’s prime minister after being the only candidate to be nominated for the role, the Labour Party said in a statement. Hipkins is expected to be confirmed as the new leader at a meeting of Labour’s 64 lawmakers, or … Read more

Education minister Chris Hipkins set to replace Jacinda Ardern as New Zealand prime minister | World News

Chris Hipkins. Pic: AP

The New Zealand education minister is set to become the country’s next prime minister after Jacinda Ardern resigned from the role. Chris Hipkins, 44, was the only candidate to enter the race to replace Ms Ardern, whose final day in office will be on 7 February. He must still get an endorsement from his Labour … Read more

Who is Chris Hipkins? The sole nominee to succeed Jacinda Ardern as New Zealand’s prime minister

JACINDA ARDERN RESIGNATION

key points Mr Hipkins, 44, will be ratified as party leader at a caucus meeting on Sunday. Mr Hipkins is a trusted political ally of Ms Ardern. The pair are also close friends, taking their young children on play dates outside of parliament. Chris Hipkins will become the next prime minister of New Zealand after … Read more