New Zealand Politics

PM Jacinda Ardern's baby news gets world excited

International news organisations have joined in the excitement as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern enters hospital to give birth to her first child.

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Live updates: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is having a baby

Four days after she was due, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has arrived at hospital to have her baby.<p>This means Winston Peters has now become Acting …

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Had Her Baby & She Just Keeps Making History

New Zealand's youngest prime minister since 1856 just made history yet again. Jacinda Ardern delivered a baby girl early Thursday morning, making her …

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Live: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern goes into hospital

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's baby is officially on the way.

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Live: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford welcome baby girl

Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford welcome a baby girl, 10 hours after they drove to hospital. The new family have been inundated with …

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So you're going to be a working mum...

<b>OPINION:</b> There are defining moments in many people's careers. Perhaps it was when you secured a great deal with a huge client, you won your first …

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David Parker denies accusation over foreign buyers ban

The small degrees of separation between Kiwis is being blamed for accusations made by the National Party about a relationship between a Queenstown …

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New Zealand welcomes First Baby, a 'healthy girl'

Ardern is one of the few elected leaders to hold office while pregnant. Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto gave birth while she was prime minister in 1990. …

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Michelle Duff: Jacinda Ardern had a baby, and we should all be proud

<b>OPINION:</b> Jacinda Ardern is just another woman who gave birth. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth on a global stage, while holding the top job …

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PM Jacinda Ardern: Here's who her baby might share a birthday with

If the first baby of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford is born on Thursday, it will share its birthday with some very well …

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Congratulations from leaders and personalities worldwide for PM Jacinda Ardern and her baby

It's a baby girl for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the buzz is being felt not just locally but all over the world.

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Live: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to have baby

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford announced in January they were expecting their first child.

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Subtle sexism a platform for blatant discrimination

<b>OPINION:</b> When Qatar Airways boss Akbar Al Baker told an international delegation that his job could be done only by a man, he had clearly not read …

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Glenn McConnell: Strike! Rich corporates have no excuse not to pay us for our time

<b>OPINION:</b> Who would have known that, at the ripe age of 175, Ebenezer Scrooge has taken up a new business selling burgers.

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Winston Peters welcomes US migration change, says NZ conveyed concerns to embassy

Acting PM Winston Peters says New Zealand conveyed its concerns to the US Embassy on Wednesday.<p>Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters has welcomed a …

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Construction weighs on growth, NZ economy expands at just 0.5 per cent

New Zealand's economy continues to cool, expanding by 0.5 per cent in the first three months of the year, roughly the rate of population growth.

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Parliament goes into urgency to speed progress on regional fuel tax law

Gerry Brownlee said it was a dark day for democracy.<p>Parliament went into urgency on Wednesday evening to speed up progress on the law to allow …

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Free trade negotiations between New Zealand and European Union officially launched

European trade chief Cecilia Malmström has been welcomed to the capital, as international trade and diplomacy circles look to mark the beginning of …

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PM Jacinda Ardern's baby: What the future will look like for a child born today?

STUFF<p>Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is in hospital to give birth.<p>Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth on Thursday, and her baby will grow up to be …

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New Zealand to introduce a tourist tax in 2019

New Zealand is one of those bucket list destinations that everyone needs to visit once in their life.<p>But travelling their can often be expensive – …

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New Zealand: We don't want foreign buyers — except Singaporeans?

1 / 1<p>The New Zealand government has announced that Singapore will be a “carve-out” nation, granting citizens...<p><i>View from the Auckland Sky Tower.</i> …

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Revealed: The number of councils considering a fuel tax

Newshub can reveal at least 14 councils across the country have discussed the possibility of implementing a regional fuel tax.<p>This time next month, …

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Labour’s prison hypocrisy

Laura Walters at Stuff reports:<p><i>Do as I say, not as I do. Entering Government almost inevitably makes a hypocrite out of a morally assured opposition,</i> …

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Spy agency Thompson & Clark still on list of approved government contractors

The agency embroiled in an all-of-government inquiry into spying is still listed on the website that government departments use to select their …

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David Seymour wants to cancel public holidays - Anzac and Waitangi can stay

ACT leader David Seymour wouldn't add Matariki to NZ's list of public holidays, in fact he'd can most of the ones we currently have.<p>ACT leader David …

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Relaxation of foreign buyers ban also applies to some standalone homes

Some new standalone homes will also be allowed to be bought by foreigners under a relaxation of the proposed ban announced yesterday.

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Swamp kauri export protection case reaches Supreme Court

Stacked swamp kauri logs on a Northland property. (File photo)<p>An environmental group is making a final legal push to get changes to the way rules for …

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Greens leave oral question blank as more resignations hit backroom office

"Human error" caused the Green Party to leave an oral question empty today, as two new resignations hit their back office.

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Can NZ remove politics from climate change?

National leader Simon Bridges has offered to put politics aside in an effort to tackle climate change.

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Iwi slams Oranga Tamariki's decision to advertise for caregiver on Trade Me

Debbie Ngarewa-Packer, Te Runanga o Ngāti Ruanui Trust, says iwi can't be part of the solution if Oranga Tamariki doesn't engage.<p>Iwi have criticised …

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