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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern jokes about being 'traumatised' after World Cup defeat against England

She further expressed a sense of pride following the excellent performances of New Zealand in the tournament on Instagram, congratulating England on the triumph.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

New Zealand massacre suspect set to enter pleas, face new terrorism charge

In an attack on March 15 that was broadcast live on Facebook, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons targeted Muslims attending Friday prayers in Christchurch, killing 51 worshippers and wounding dozens of people.

Jun 13, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern says no intelligence linking Sri Lanka attacks to Christchurch

Ruwan Wijewardene told parliament that an initial investigation had revealed the bombings on churches and hotels had been carried out in revenge for deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques.

Apr 24, 2019, 06:22 AM IST

New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern said she expects the new law to be in place by April 11 and buy-back scheme will be established for banned weapons.

Mar 21, 2019, 08:07 AM IST

New Zealand PM got terrorist's 'manifesto' 9 minutes before church attack; death toll goes up to 50

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that by the time a police plan was in place, the 911 number was already buzzing as shots had been fired. 

Mar 17, 2019, 10:20 AM IST

Christchurch shooting: Terrorist Brenton Tarrant appears in court, charged with murder

The attack, which Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern labelled as terrorism, was the worst ever peacetime mass killing in New Zealand and the country raised its security threat level to the highest.

Mar 16, 2019, 06:37 AM IST

Diaper change, peace summit: New Zealand's 'First Baby' makes UN debut

Three-month-old Neve Te Aroha made her United Nations debut on Monday when her mother - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern - spoke at a peace summit in the General Assembly.

Sep 25, 2018, 09:48 AM IST

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern names newborn daughter Neve Te Aroha

Jacinda Ardern, 37, became New Zealand's youngest PM when she took office through a coalition deal in 2017 after an inconclusive election. She has now become the first woman in the country's history to give birth while in office.

Jun 25, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern gives birth to baby girl; becomes 2nd PM to give birth while in office

Benazir Bhutto is the only other modern head of state to have given birth while head of government.

Jun 21, 2018, 12:31 PM IST

New Zealand election stalemate leaves maverick Winston Peters as kingmaker

English delivered an unexpectedly strong performance to claim 46 per cent of the vote, while the much-hyped "Jacinda-mania" surrounding Ardern fell short as she finished on 36.

Sep 23, 2017, 20:21 PM IST

Early count puts Bill English ahead in New Zealand election

Early vote counts tonight in New Zealand's general election showed Prime Minister Bill English's National Party ahead but not by enough to form a government without help from other parties.

Sep 23, 2017, 16:34 PM IST

New Zealand party leaders make final bid to woo voters

New Zealand opposition leader Jacinda Ardern conceded she needed more time to win over wavering voters Friday, as parties made their final pitches in what has been a rollercoaster election campaign.

Sep 22, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Key players in the New Zealand election

New Zealand goes to the polls on Saturday to elect a new government. Here are the key players in a closely-fought election.

Sep 21, 2017, 10:47 AM IST

Five key issues in the New Zealand election

Here are five key issues in Saturday`s New Zealand election, which pits Prime Minister Bill English`s centre-right National Party against the opposition Labour Party led by Jacinda Ardern.

Sep 21, 2017, 10:44 AM IST

New Zealand opposition leader in sexism row over baby plans

Jacinda Ardern said women should be employed on their qualifications, regardless of their baby-making plans.

Aug 02, 2017, 08:50 AM IST