The 44-year-old senior politician must be formally backed by Labour members of parliament on Sunday to take over as the country's 41st PM
21 Jan 2023 10:14 AM
Radhakrishnan, who is from the 2017 intake of new MPs, is a minister outside of the Cabinet
02 Nov 2020 2:00 PM
However, as far as her progressive agenda is concerned, it is unclear whether Ardern’s government has the economic chops to push it through
19 Oct 2020 10:16 AM
Ardern announced restrictions in the country's largest city would be eased, after a second COVID-19 wave was contained
05 Oct 2020 10:17 AM
Many people have argued that marking the day would help recognise the nation's indigenous people
07 Sep 2020 1:08 PM
PM Ardern also acknowledged concerns from rivals that curbs on campaigning would unfairly weigh the election in favour of her government
17 Aug 2020 8:58 AM
The infections outside Auckland come despite a strict lockdown, including masked police blocking roads to seal its borders
14 Aug 2020 8:59 AM
The polls had pointed to a cliffhanger election this September, but the story has since changed because New Zealand's coronavirus response
08 Aug 2020 1:07 PM
The Christchurch mosque shootings were a shock to the world, which prompted immediate action for stricter gun laws in New Zealand
13 Jul 2020 8:53 AM
An advertisement showing two pornography actors turning up at a boy's home has helped the country's new online safety campaign go viral
21 Jun 2020 2:10 PM
Parliament passed legislation to establish firearms registry to track every gun after ban on military-style semi-automatic rifles last year
18 Jun 2020 1:59 PM
New Zealand citizens no longer bound by social distancing rules and limits on public gatherings
08 Jun 2020 4:18 PM
Country's final patient was given the all-clear and released from isolation after testing negative and remaining symptom-free for 48 hours
08 Jun 2020 9:05 AM
PM Ardern say waiting until Monday would allow to see if removal of restrictions had led to a rise in coronavirus cases
03 Jun 2020 12:01 PM
New Zealand has had only six confirmed cases of the illness and all of those have been connected with international travelers
14 Mar 2020 12:20 PM
The 19-year-old woman alleges the staffer sexually assaulted her at his home in February last year.
11 Sep 2019 12:17 PM
Prime Minister Theresa May thanked the England team for winning the showpiece and ending a 44-year wait.
16 Jul 2019 1:23 PM
'All they do is complain,' Trump told reporters at a White House event featuring products 'Made in America'.
16 Jul 2019 12:24 PM
'Usually I don’t get into other people’s politics, but it will be clear to most people that I completely disagree with him,' Ardern said.
16 Jul 2019 9:24 AM
Tuesday’s charge under terrorism suppression legislation was filed against Brenton Tarrant, police said.
21 May 2019 11:43 AM