Race on to replace Ardern as New Zealand prime minister

Race on to replace Ardern as New Zealand prime minister

By Chris FOLEY Jacinda Ardern’s shock resignation sparked a push on Friday for New Zealand to choose its first Maori prime minister, as a small pack of candidates emerged for the top job. Ardern, a global figurehead for progressive politics, stunned New Zealand...
Jacinda Ardern: Five key moments as New Zealand PM

Jacinda Ardern: Five key moments as New Zealand PM

ATTENTION – CONTAINS OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE IN LAST PARA New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is quitting after a tumultuous five years that shot her to global stardom as a progressive leader but left her ground down by the challenges at home. Here are...
New Zealand PM Ardern announces shock resignation

New Zealand PM Ardern announces shock resignation

By Chris FOLEY New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, a global figurehead of progressive politics, shocked the country Thursday by announcing she would resign from office in a matter of weeks. The 42-year-old — who steered the country through natural...