New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AFP New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AFP
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AFP
Asia elections

New Zealand election looms for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, popular abroad but under pressure at home

  • She became a mother while in office and received praise for her handling of the Christchurch mosques killings and the White Island volcano tragedy
  • Her popularity domestically has fallen due to slow economic growth and a scheme to make home ownership more affordable that has not delivered

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AFP New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AFP
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: AFP
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