Jacinda Ardern

Bad neighbours? Australia and New Zealand 'not friends' after deportation row

A deepening row over the deportation of New Zealand citizens from Australia has pushed relations between the neighbours to new lows, with politicians in Wellington branding their counterparts in Canberra “venal” and calling into question the long-standing friendship between the two …

New Zealand

How Fortune's 40 Under 40 Gets Stuff Done

There are many words you could use to describe various members of <i>F</i><i>ortune</i>’s 2018 40 Under 40 class. “Slacker” is not one of them.<p>Whether they’re …

Tech Industry

Maggot-infested scalps and rotting teeth - medical impact of New Zealand's shocking child poverty problem revealed

Three paediatricians have revealed the shocking health effects poverty is having on Kiwi kids.<p>The effects they have seen on the front line dealing …

New Zealand

Ivan Duque is Colombia's Youngest President-Elect Ever. Now He Has to Fix the Divided Country

Long before he got the chance to enter politics, Iván Duque was a local rock star. As a teenager in the 1990s, he sang in his high school band, Pig …

South America

Jacinda Ardern joins Mark Zuckerberg, Rihanna, on Fortune's most influential people under 40 list

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been ranked alongside the likes of Mark Zuckerberg and Rihanna on Fortune's most influential people under 40 …

Mark Zuckerberg

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern named in Fortune's '40 under 40'

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been named one of the most influential under-40s in the world by <i>Fortune</i> magazine.

New Zealand

West Coast needs mining: Shane Jones

Regional economic development on the West Coast needs to include mining, according to Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones.<p>His vision …


Revealed: Phone scammers using PM Jacinda Ardern's name as bait

The Prime Minister's Office has confirmed it's looking into a phone scam that uses the names of Jacinda Ardern and Winston Peters to lure victims.<p>The …

Identity Theft

Men can and should be feminists - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

<b>The Spinoff staff writers</b><p><b>In an interview to launch the new podcast series Venus Envy, the prime minister calls for more 'conversations around consent</b> …


Column: 'We are required to provide a sick cert to cover the period of absence to give birth'

If we have any hope of enticing more women into public office here in Ireland, the existing policy on maternity supports and arrangements needs …

House Prices

The Bulletin: Winston swings away on the radio

<b>Good morning, and welcome to The Bulletin. In today’s edition:</b> <b>Winston Peters goes at it on the radio, nurses go back to the bargaining table, and</b> …

Black Panther Party

NZ teen held in Australian immigration detention 'released'

Winston Peters claims a 17-year-old Kiwi was released two weeks after he complained Australia was breaching UN conventions by holding him.


New Zealand Leads the Way

July 16, 2018 by Adam Lee<p>If you’re feeling discouraged or disheartened by the state of the world, I’d like to remind you that there are cracks of …

Same-sex Marriage

The Soap Box: If Simon Bridges fails, at least he's tried

You can say plenty of things about National's leader Simon Bridges and plenty of people have. Of the aspirants for the party's top job, Bridges was …

Simon Bridges

Parliaments Cater for Lawmaker Moms

When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in …

Middle East

'I'm big about money,' 9-year-old podcast host says

LAWRENCE SMITH/Stuff<p>From lemonade stand to the corporate boardroom, Eliah Smit(9), is a talented business podcaster with an thirst for knowledge and …

Business (New Zealand)

How the industry is making efforts to reduce the gender gap and support women in gaming.

Intro<p>Gaming is for everyone, and intelligent and creative women have always been an integral part of bringing the biggest and best games to life. …

Gaming Industry

Jacindamania helped NZ's global influence, index reveals

New Zealand has maintained our global influence in the last 12 months largely thanks to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's popularity, according to an …

New Zealand

The power-sharing dream: Where women rule in the world

<b>Record numbers of women are standing for election in countries around the world - changing the global face of politics and bringing gender equality in national legislatures a step closer.</b><p>Mexico has just elected an equal number of men and women MPs across both houses of the country's parliament in …

Hillary Clinton

Erin Molan carries adorable newborn daughter Eliza in Sydney

Juggling act! New mother Erin Molan is spotted for the first time with newborn daughter Eliza in Sydney as she carries the adorable bub and her …


Married UK MP resigns over 2000 explicit texts to barmaids

A minister for the UK's Conservative Party has resigned after sending thousands of explicit texts to two women.<p>Andrew Griffiths, whose wife gave …

Great Britain

Mark Reason: French punks against the Croatian master race in World Cup final

<b>OPINION</b>: Lorde and Sean Fitzpatrick are a little bit Croat and, who knows, maybe even Jacinda Ardern is now claiming a stream of red and white …

Sport (New Zealand)

Labour brings in "gender intelligence" consultants

The Labour Party is polishing its image once again, with what it is calling a "brand check-up".

Business (New Zealand)

Highchairs and cuddles - how parliaments are catering for lawmaker mums

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - When New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to parliament after becoming only the second elected leader in the world to have a baby in office, her daughter will be allowed to cuddle with her during debates and swim in the pool.<p>Such access, almost non-existent even …

New Zealand

What unusual method of communication has been observed in herring? The Weekend quiz

The questions<p><b>1</b> Whose father was Pepin the Short and his son Pepin the Hunchback?<b><br>2</b> Which country has provinces called East and West Azerbaijan?<b><br>3</b> What unusual method of communication has been observed in herring?<b><br>4</b> Samhain was a Celtic precursor to which festival?<b><br>5</b> Carol Ann Duffy’s poem Long Walk …

Lifestyle (UK)

Women This Week: Ballot Breakthroughs in Mexico and Tunisia

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, …

International Relations

How I blew my 10 minutes with the PM

<b>OPINION:</b> How do you hold a conversation with a leader, especially one you're meeting for the first time?

New Zealand Politics

Henry Cooke: The Greens are winning the war, but losing battles along the way

<b>OPINION:</b> One year ago this weekend, Metiria Turei took to an Auckland stage and told the country she had committed benefit fraud.

New Zealand Politics

Older workers ‘bang for buck’ for employers – recruitment agency

A paper released by the Ageing Workforce Working Group recently called attention to issues around the increasingly older workforce in New Zealand.<p>The …


Realism is back in foreign policy

<b>COMMENT:</b><p>Full credit to the Little General. Defence Minister Ron Mark's Strategic Defence Policy Statement represents the biggest change in foreign …

New Zealand