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Jacinda Ardern facing biggest challenge yet as New Zealand switches to Covid suppression
The prime minister has enjoyed huge support during the pandemic – but the country’s new course may force unpopular trade-offs

Tess McClure in Christchurch

09, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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New Zealand to cut ‘low-skill’ immigration and refocus on wealthy
Government signals sweeping changes to address ‘reliance on temporary migrant labour’

Tess McClure in Wellington

17, May, 2021 @9:18 AM

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Liberals handed back $33,800 from Lebanon-based firm, political donation disclosures show
Clive Palmer’s Mineralogy gave $5.9m to his United Australia party in 2019-20

Paul Karp and Nick Evershed

01, Feb, 2021 @2:46 AM

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The secret of Jacinda Ardern’s success lies in her conservatism | Bryce Edwards
The New Zealand prime minister’s appeal comes from adding compassion, something her rivals have been unable to emulate

Bryce Edwards

24, Dec, 2020 @7:00 PM

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New Zealand's first African MP sparks tears as he recounts escape from Eritrea
Politicians line up to embrace Ibrahim Omer after maiden speech in which he described perilous journey to a better life

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Queenstown

26, Nov, 2020 @5:55 AM

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New Zealand Greens accept Ardern's offer of 'cooperation agreement'
Deal with Labour stops short of a coalition but will see Green’s co-leaders, James Shaw and Marama Davidson, hold ministries outside of cabinet

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Queenstown

31, Oct, 2020 @7:57 AM

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Why New Zealand rejected populist ideas other nations have embraced
Labour’s historic win delivered Ardern a second term while voters punished politicians who embraced populism

Charlotte Graham-McLay in Wellington

19, Oct, 2020 @2:13 AM

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Jacinda Ardern considers coalition despite New Zealand election landslide
Prime minister says she will be ready to form a government in two to three weeks as New Zealanders enjoy return to normal life

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Auckland

18, Oct, 2020 @4:37 AM

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'We made history': New Zealand Greens on the rise after voters return to the fold
Supporters jubilant after defying poor early polls and gaining first electorate win since 1999

Phil Taylor in Auckland

18, Oct, 2020 @1:59 AM

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New Zealand has put its faith in Labour: now the party must deliver | Claire Robinson
With its most resounding victory since 1946, the weight of expectation on Labour has never been greater

Claire Robinson

18, Oct, 2020 @12:14 AM

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Jacinda Ardern's popularity with young voters could spell trouble for the Green party | Claire Robinson
2020 will be a make or break election for the Green party in New Zealand, who could find themselves out of parliament

Claire Robinson

07, Aug, 2020 @2:57 AM

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New Zealand's waiting list for state housing hits record high
List has more than doubled in size to 14,500 in two years since Jacinda Ardern promised to fix crisis

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

16, Jan, 2020 @3:37 AM

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