New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is interviewed in her office in Wellington on December 16. Photo: AP New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is interviewed in her office in Wellington on December 16. Photo: AP
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is interviewed in her office in Wellington on December 16. Photo: AP
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For New Zealand, flattening the coronavirus curve wasn’t enough: PM Jacinda Ardern

  • The prime minister says New Zealand’s elimination strategy was driven by the fear that its health system would not cope with a big Covid-19 outbreak
  • Meanwhile, Ardern says she’s confident about her leadership after her re-election, and isn’t afraid of taking a stance against China, the country’s biggest trading partner

Topic |   New Zealand
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is interviewed in her office in Wellington on December 16. Photo: AP New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is interviewed in her office in Wellington on December 16. Photo: AP
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is interviewed in her office in Wellington on December 16. Photo: AP
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