Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern 'regrets Trump story'

<b>New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says she regrets sharing an anecdote about her recent meeting with US President Donald Trump with her friends.</b><p>Ms Ardern met Mr Trump at the Apec summit in Vietnam earlier this month.<p>On Sunday, a local comedian told journalists Ms Ardern said Mr Trump had mistaken her …

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Donald Trump 'mistook New Zealand PM for Justin Trudeau's wife'

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern worried she may have caused a "diplomatic incident" after reportedly claiming that Donald Trump mistook her for Justin Trudeau's wife.<p>Canadian leader Trudeau was supposedly making the introductions as Ardern attended her first major forum since taking …

Justin Trudeau

NZ leader warns re-entry to coal mine to recover bodies could prove too risky

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Efforts to recover the bodies of 29 men entombed in a coal mine disaster in New Zealand seven years ago could be jeopardised over safety concerns, the country’s newly-elected Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.<p>FILE PHOTO: New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern …

New Zealand

'I don't want to cause a diplomatic incident': New Zealand PM explains Trump comments – video

As reports circulate that Donald Trump may have been confused about Jacinda Ardern’s identity, she says she won’t share backstage ‘yarns’ again<p>Jacinda Ardern or Trudeau’s wife? New Zealand PM regrets gossip about Trump

Australia, NZ officials discuss screening for Manus refugees

New Zealand and Australian officials have begun talks about screening processes for asylum seekers who have shut themselves inside a Papua New Guinea …

Refugees

Just Jacinda: Can the World's Youngest Female Leader Make Her Country a More Compassionate Place?

The executive wing of New Zealand’s parliament is nicknamed—for reasons immediately obvious to anybody who has seen its exterior—the Beehive. And …

World News

Kiwi PM burns Trump in the most elegant fashion at the APEC summit in Vietnam

Technology (Australia)

Political Roundup: The rise of the hyper-partisan lobbyists in Wellington

Last month, Labour's Neale Jones was part of the team carrying out coalition negotiations with NZ First and the Greens.<p>On Friday, he finished work as …

New Zealand News

Risk could scupper re-entering Pike River mine

"There's going to be risk [re-entering Pike River mine] ... Let's be clear on that. It's just about whether or not it's an acceptable level of risk," …

New Zealand News

Why New Zealand can't outsource employment policy to its central bank

Following on campaign promises, the coalition government in New Zealand is moving quickly to mandate the Reserve Bank of New Zealand focus on …

Economics

Bravo New Zealand's new host from Auckland's Hibiscus Coast

Bravo local host Cassidy Morris.<p>Coasties tuning in to Bravo New Zealand might just recognise a familiar face.<p>Cassidy Morris, raised in Whangaparaoa's …

New Zealand News

What's happening with the road toll and how will the Government fix it?

RNZ<p>This year's toll is now 329 - one higher than the total number of deaths for the whole of last year.<p><b>ANALYSIS:</b> The new Government has plans to …

New Zealand News

Morning Brief: Little NAFTA progress as Trudeau warned against being a 'Judas'

<b>Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you by the Institute on Governance and Canadians for a New Partnership which are hosting the “Characteristics of</b> …

Jagmeet Singh

Jack Tame's PM interview slammed as 'rude'

Viewers have slammed Jack Tame as "rude" and "bizarre" over an awkward interview with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. One said Tame's line of …

New Zealand News

Claire Trevett: Mrs Trudeau, I presume? PM Jacinda Ardern clearly needs better work stories

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern might want to adopt the Police slogan "better work stories" for her own international ramblings after the latest tittle …

New Zealand News

Exclusive: America's Cup plans face rethink

The America's Cup base row appears to be heading back to the drawing board after a series of meetings between the Government, Auckland Council and …

New Zealand News

‘I didn’t know na may kiss!’: ‘Kilig’ moments with Trudeau

It was an unforgettable kilig moment.<p>Zarah Juan, shoes and bag designer, is still giddy as she recalls her big moment last week with Canadian Prime …

Philippines

Australia, NZ officials discuss screening for Manus refugees: NZ PM

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand and Australian officials have begun talks about screening processes for asylum seekers who have shut themselves inside a Papua New Guinea detention center, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.<p>Australia has been refusing New Zealand's offer to …

Refugees

Helen Clark urges Government to fully fund dental care for all Kiwis

Helen Clark says access to dental care should be a right in New Zealand.<p>Former prime minister Helen Clark has urged the Government to consider …

New Zealand News

In Pitch-Perfect Retort, New Zealand PM Told Trump: 'No One Marched When I Was Elected'

Julia Conley, staff writerThe new leader was among the New Zealanders who marched against Trump in January—and she didn't back down when the two …

Liberal View

New Zealand PM Responds to Trump's Joke: 'No One Marched When I Was Elected'

Newly elected New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had her first run-in with President Donald Trump in Vietnam last week — and it was certainly …

Donald Trump

New Zealand PM lauded for perfect Trump comeback

Donald Trump had this to say when he met the prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern.And this is what happened next.As opposed to … oh yes, we …

Donald Trump

New Zealand considers visa for climate 'refugees' from Pacific islands

"We want to get ahead of this before it turns into a real problem," said climate minister James Shaw, leader of New Zealand's Green Party<p>By Lin Taylor<p>…

New Zealand

New Zealand prime minister mocks Trump: No one marched over my election win

The prime minister of New Zealand mocked President Trump for his remark that she had "upset a lot of people" with her election win, saying that "no …

New Zealand

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern: North Korea is a 'real threat'

THE NATION<p>Jacinda Ardern discusses the New Zealand Government's approach to North Korea.<p>Nuclear testing in North Korea is not something the …

North Korea

PH environment advocates to tackle Yolanda experience in Al Gore's 24-hr show for climate action

MANILA - Filipino environment advocates will join former United States Vice President Al Gore and other world leaders in an international 24-hour …

Climate

Andrew Little: The Renaissance Man

Justice Minister Andrew Little has an apple and the Labour-NZ First coalition agreement in front of him at the table in his Beehive office.The apple, …

New Zealand News

Labour has a problem - the trainwreck of acting prime minister Kelvin Davis

Labour's deputy leader Kelvin Davis has had his first taste of standing in for the prime minister. It did not go well.<p><b>OPINION:</b> Labour has a …

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Donald Trump Singed With 'Sick Burn' By New Zealand Prime Minister

'Delivers sick burn to Donald Trump's face.'<p>Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, pictured above in Vietnam on …

New Zealand

NZ PM Jacinda Ardern Roasted Donald Trump Immediately After Meeting Him

New Zealand’s newly installed Prime Minister <b>Jacinda Ardern</b> is… well, good. She’s very good. We love her and we have some serious Prime …

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