Tag: Jacinda Adern

NZ election: Jacinda Ardern victory result of core philosophy

Jacinda Ardern waves to supporters at an Auckland cafe on Sunday morning, after her election victory.

The trick with Jacinda Ardern is that it isn’t a trick. I once thought it might be. I now want a hug from Jacinda before I die. This permanent change comes from a place of shame. During my non-believer phase, circa March 2017, I spotted Ardern at a St Patrick’s Day festival of fiddly-dee songs. Probably in the way retired All Blacks players bore the new caps, I decided to give Ardern the benefit of my inglorious three years’ experience as an MP.

NZ election: Jacinda Ardern victory result of core philosophy

‘Snap back’? Jacinda Ardern snaps forward with a four day week: no wonder she’s popular | Van Badham | Opinion | The Guardian

Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern speaks at a COVID-19 press conference at the Beehive Theatrette, Parliament on May 20, 2020 in Wellington, New Zealand.

Among a claque of western leaders yearning for “snap back” to the way things were before the virus – some pursuing “recovery” strategies of even lesser benefit – it’s New Zealand’s, conspicuously, who repeatedly shows the courage to snap forward. Little wonder she has become so popular.

via ‘Snap back’? Jacinda Ardern snaps forward with a four day week: no wonder she’s popular | Van Badham | Opinion | The Guardian

Taking on Scott Morrison over deportees is a win-win strategy for Jacinda Ardern | Bryce Edwards | World news | The Guardian

Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison

 Taking on Scott Morrison over deportees is a win-win strategy for Jacinda Ardern | Bryce Edwards | World news | The Guardian

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