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

New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern is resigning. Is there a lesson here for others? : NPR

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces her resignation on Jan. 19, 2023 in Napier, New Zealand. Kerry Marshall/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kerry Marshall/Getty Images New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces her resignation on Jan. 19, 2023 in Napier, New Zealand. Kerry Marshall/Getty Images New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement that … Read more

Carmel Sepuloni to become New Zealand’s ‘first Pacific Deputy PM’ as Jacinda Ardern hands over leadership

New Zealand Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni at Parliament House in Wellington on Sunday 22 January.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has handed over the Labour leadership to in an emotional caucus meeting in Wellington. The pair – longtime friends and political allies – walked side by side through the halls of parliament house on Sunday in a show of unity. Mr Hipkins was the sole nominee from Labour’s caucus … 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

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