New Zealand creates unit to target, 'disrupt' online extremism

2019-10-14 12:32

New Zealand will establish a team of investigators dedicated solely to tackling online extremism, as it moves to address failures exposed by the Christchurch mosques massacre, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.

Sex assault claims rock Ardern's New Zealand government

2019-09-11 12:20

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has apologised for her party's handling of an alleged sexual assault, as a top ally was forced to resign.

New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq

2019-06-10 09:13

New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said.

New Zealand's new gun laws get final assent to take effect

2019-04-11 22:45

New Zealand's governor general has signed into effect sweeping gun laws outlawing military style weapons weeks after a man used such guns to kill 50 people at mosques in Christchurch.

A lesson in leadership from New Zealand's Ardern

2019-03-24 09:00

In the devastating aftermath of a recent attack, New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has captured the attention of the world with a remarkable show of leadership, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.

New Zealand leader vows to deny accused mosque gunman notoriety

2019-03-19 22:11

New Zealand's prime minister is imploring the public to speak the names of the 50 people who died in the Christchurch mosque shootings rather than the accused gunman's, to deny him the notoriety he seeks.

New Zealand to hold 'referendum' on legal pot

2018-12-18 13:24

New Zealand will hold a referendum on legalising recreational marijuana when the South Pacific nation votes in its next general election in 2020, the government announces.

'Entirely possible' to be a mum and a leader: New Zealand PM on bringing baby to UN

2018-09-27 08:33

Juggling her role as a mother with her job requirements, New Zealand's leader brings her baby to the UN.

Feeding. Poop. Sleep: New Zealand's prime minister finds new focus as mom

2018-08-08 15:33

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says focusing on the basic needs of her baby girl has helped her appreciate why people with young families may not find time for politics.

New Zealand leader reveals baby's name, leaves hospital

2018-06-24 15:04

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices about her family and career based on what she wants.


WATCH | Is Japan the new China? New Zealand PM's blunder

2019-09-19 11:55

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern mistakenly refers to Japan as China as she arrives in Tokyo.

New Zealand PM 'utterly' disagrees with Trump tweets

2019-07-16 21:11

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has joined international condemnation of US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets about progressive Democrat congresswomen.

Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre

2019-05-15 20:51

Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" initiative to tackle the spread of extremism online.

New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks

2019-03-25 22:08

Prime minister announces NZ will hold a Royal Commission of Inquiry, the country's highest form of investigation.

Mosque shooting survivor from SA gets surprise visit from New Zealand PM

2019-03-22 19:18

The former Capetonian was visited by New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern after surviving mosque attack.

Christchurch mosque shootings must end New Zealand's innocence about right-wing terrorism

2019-03-17 07:00

In the hours after the attacks, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern made it clear this was a terrorist attack of "extraordinary and unprecedented violence" that had no place in New Zealand. She is right.

WATCH: New Zealand PM issues apology to family of murdered tourist

2018-12-10 11:34

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern makes an emotional apology to the family of a 22-year-old British tourist who police say was murdered.

New Zealand PM makes UN history with first baby in General Assembly hall

2018-09-26 13:06

New Zealand's prime minister has been proclaimed a history maker for taking "first baby" – daughter Neve – into the United Nations General Assembly hall, shaking up what is still a boys' club of world leaders.

New Zealand PM returns to work from maternity leave

2018-08-03 06:04

New Zealand Prime Minister and new mum Jacinda Ardern, only the second world leader to give birth while in office, resumed her duties on Thursday, ending six weeks of maternity leave.

New Zealand leader recovers with mac-n-cheese after birth

2018-06-22 08:46

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is regaining her strength with macaroni and cheese and plans to spend at least one more night in an Auckland hospital with her newborn girl.

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