A report on Jacinda Ardern

Ardern in 2018
Ardern, with Phil Goff and Carol Beaumont, at an anti-mining march on 1 May 2010
Ardern campaigning at the University of Auckland in September 2017
Ardern with then Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at the swearing-in of the Cabinet on 26 October 2017
Ardern with Green Party co-leader James Shaw at Victoria University of Wellington, 12 April 2018
Ardern with US President Donald Trump, 23 September 2019
(L–R:) South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Ardern, and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, at the 14th East Asia Summit in Thailand, 4 November 2019
Ardern visited members of the Muslim community at the Phillipstown Community Centre, 16 March 2019. Captured through a glass window, this photograph was widely shared at the time and described by The Guardian as "an image of hope".
Ardern with Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson and Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at the swearing-in of the Cabinet on 6 November 2020
Ardern (right), with the governor-general, Dame Cindy Kiro (centre), and the chief justice, Dame Helen Winkelmann, at Waitangi on 22 January 2022
Ardern delivers a speech virtually at the Singapore FinTech Festival 2020.
Ardern with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo, 21 April 2022
Ardern meets with US president Joe Biden in the Oval Office on 31 May 2022
Ardern speaking during the session "Safeguarding Our Planet" at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, 22 January 2019
Ardern posing with a supporter for a selfie
Ardern with her partner Clarke Gayford (left), at a Waitangi Day event in 2018
(L–R:) Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Ardern, and South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol at the Madrid NATO summit, 29 June 2022

New Zealand politician who has been serving as the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand and leader of the Labour Party since 2017.

- Jacinda Ardern
Ardern in 2018

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Current ministry, pictured after their swearing-in, in November 2020

Sixth Labour Government of New Zealand

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The Sixth Labour Government has governed New Zealand since 26 October 2017.

The Sixth Labour Government has governed New Zealand since 26 October 2017.

Current ministry, pictured after their swearing-in, in November 2020
Jacinda Ardern is the incumbent Prime Minister.
NZ First, Labour and Green ministers with the Governor-General, October 2017
First meeting of the Cabinet of the Sixth Labour Government, 26 October 2017

It is headed by Jacinda Ardern, the Labour Party leader and prime minister.

Little in June 2019

Andrew Little (New Zealand politician)

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New Zealand politician and former trade union official, currently serving as Minister of Health and Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations.

New Zealand politician and former trade union official, currently serving as Minister of Health and Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations.

Little in June 2019
Little's 'State of the Nation' speech, January 2016
Little (as Labour leader) meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in June 2017
Little in December 2017

Little served as the Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party from 18 November 2014 until 1 August 2017, when he resigned to make way for Jacinda Ardern.

Peters in 2019

Winston Peters

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New Zealand politician serving as the leader of New Zealand First since its foundation in 1993.

New Zealand politician serving as the leader of New Zealand First since its foundation in 1993.

Peters in 2019
Peters became an outspoken critic of his party leader, Jim Bolger (pictured in 1992).
Peters on the campaign trail in Auckland, c. 1993
Peters had a strained relationship with Prime Minister Jenny Shipley (pictured), who sacked him from Cabinet.
Winston Peters greets US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at Auckland Airport in 2008
Peters at the Europa Lecture 2008, University of Auckland
Peters talking to Bryce Edwards as a part of the Vote Chat forum at the University of Otago, 2011
Peters with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at the swearing-in of the new Cabinet on 26 October 2017
Peters meets US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, 17 July 2018
Peters speaks to Grey Power members, August 2011

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern subsequently appointed Peters as deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs.

The House of Representatives after the election, showing the resulting kingmaker position held by NZ First.

2017 New Zealand general election

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The 2017 New Zealand general election took place on Saturday 23 September 2017 to determine the membership of the 52nd New Zealand Parliament.

The 2017 New Zealand general election took place on Saturday 23 September 2017 to determine the membership of the 52nd New Zealand Parliament.

The House of Representatives after the election, showing the resulting kingmaker position held by NZ First.
Highest polling party in each electorate.
Party affiliation of winning electorate candidates.
Ardern campaigning at the University of Auckland, 1 September 2017

The main opposition parties to the National government were Labour (the official opposition), led by Jacinda Ardern, the Green Party, and New Zealand First.

The 2014 electoral boundaries showing electorates out of tolerance following the 2018 census and Māori electoral option. Orange electorates were more than 5% above quota and therefore had to drop population. Blue electorates were more than 5% below quota and therefore had to add population.

2020 New Zealand general election

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Held on Saturday 17 October 2020 to determine the composition of the 53rd parliament.

Held on Saturday 17 October 2020 to determine the composition of the 53rd parliament.

The 2014 electoral boundaries showing electorates out of tolerance following the 2018 census and Māori electoral option. Orange electorates were more than 5% above quota and therefore had to drop population. Blue electorates were more than 5% below quota and therefore had to add population.
Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy (right) issues the writ for the election before the chief electoral officer, Alicia Wright (left), on 13 September 2020.
Election hoardings lining the Dunedin Northern Motorway, August 2020
Results of the 2020 general election. From left to right: general electorate winners, Māori electorate winners, and numbers of List MPs.
Map of party votes in each electorate. Labour won the most party votes in 71 of the 72 electorates, losing only Epsom.
Party affiliation of winning electorate candidates.
Parliamentary makeup prior to the 2020 election.
 Government:
Labour (46)
NZ First (9)
Green (8)
Opposition:
National (55)
ACT (1)
Independent (1)

The governing Labour Party, led by incumbent Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, won the election in a landslide victory against the National Party, led by Judith Collins.

The Al Noor Mosque in August 2019

Christchurch mosque shootings

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On 15 March 2019, two consecutive mass shootings occurred in a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

On 15 March 2019, two consecutive mass shootings occurred in a terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The Al Noor Mosque in August 2019
Linwood Islamic Centre, March 2020. At the time of the shootings there was a building at the front of the section and access was along a driveway to the left.
Gun used in the shootings, marked up with text referencing extreme right-wing ideologies and previous terrorist attacks
Tarrant's travels on 8–9 January 2019
Armed police outside Christchurch courthouse during Tarrant's sentencing
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited members of the Muslim community at the Phillipstown Community Hub in Christchurch the day after the attack.
Patsy Reddy laying flowers at the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on 19 March
Vigil in Wellington for the victims of the attack
Vigil in Melbourne, Australia

Politicians and world leaders condemned it, and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described it as "one of New Zealand's darkest days".

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand

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Green and left-wing political party in New Zealand.

Green and left-wing political party in New Zealand.

Green Party supporters in Christchurch attending a demonstration, 1 December 2012
Former Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons
Former Green Party co-leader Rod Donald.
The Green Party caucus, 2020

The party's sharp drop in the opinion poll was attributed to negative publicity around the Green Party's infighting and the ascension of Jacinda Ardern as leader of the center-left Labour Party, the Greens' nominal ally.

Robertson in 2020

Grant Robertson

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New Zealand politician and member of the Labour Party who has served as the deputy prime minister of New Zealand since 2020 and the minister of Finance since 2017.

New Zealand politician and member of the Labour Party who has served as the deputy prime minister of New Zealand since 2020 and the minister of Finance since 2017.

Robertson in 2020
Robertson at post-budget meeting in 2011.
Robertson speaking to a rally opposing the National Government's changes to University Councils, at the University of Otago, October 2013
Robertson at Government House, Wellington, in 2015
Robertson flanked by Prime Minister Ardern and Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy in November 2020

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern appointed him to the Finance portfolio in the Sixth Labour Government.

New Zealand First

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Nationalist and populist political party in New Zealand.

Nationalist and populist political party in New Zealand.

Winston Peters founded the party in 1993
Original party logo (1993–2017)
SuperGold Card, a flagship policy

National Party leader and caretaker Prime Minister Bill English signalled an interest in forming a coalition with New Zealand First, while Labour leader Jacinda Ardern considered a three-way coalition with New Zealand First and the Greens.

Prime Minister of New Zealand

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Head of government of New Zealand.

Head of government of New Zealand.

Jacinda Ardern is sworn in as the 40th prime minister by the governor-general, Dame Patsy Reddy, 26 October 2017
The prime minister chairs meetings of Cabinet, where government policy is formulated.
Premier House in Wellington is the prime minister's residence.
Henry Sewell, regarded as New Zealand's first premier
Richard Seddon styled himself "Prime Minister" in 1901
The 37th and 38th prime ministers of New Zealand, pictured in 2009: John Key meets his predecessor, Helen Clark.

The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, leader of the New Zealand Labour Party, took office on 26 October 2017.