Ardern and her partner, the TV presenter Clarke Gayford, have been engaged for two years and have a child together.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was speaking live on TV when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit Monday morning. Ardern seemed unflustered, telling the interviewer: “We’re just having a bit of an earthquake here, Ryan. Quite a decent shake here.” Ardern said not to worry if it looked as if […]
A powerful image of Jacinda Ardern hugging a woman in the aftermath of the Christchurch shooting will be turned into a mural in the Brunswick neighbourhood in Melbourne. The photo was taken on March 17, just days after 50 people were killed during Friday prayers at two mosques in New […]
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden announced a sweeping ban on all military-style automatic and assault rifles in the country, in the wake of the horrific Christchurch mosque shootings that left 50 dead. Arden won global praise for her swift actions to tighten New Zealand’s gun laws. But, not all […]
Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, brought her newborn baby to the United Nations general assembly – becoming the first world leader to do so. Ardern played with baby Neve before giving a speech at the Nelson Mandela peace summit. Ardern’s partner, Clarke Gayford, who is a stay-at-home-dad, looked […]
A former CIA China expert proposed cutting New Zealand out of the Five Eyes intelligence sharing arrangement with the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. The ex-analyst said the action should be taken in response to New Zealand’s prime ministers’ denials of any influence attempts by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). […]
New Zealand’s Labour party has carried off an extraordinary coup, securing power through a deal with the conservative NZ First party. Here’s an excerpt from a rapid-fire reaction note from JPMorgan analyst Ben Jarman on what it means for markets and economic policy. On the fiscal side, nothing has yet […]