Hipkins sworn in as New Zealand’s new prime minister

Sydney, Australia, Jan 25 (EFE).- Chris Hipkins was sworn in as New Zealand’s 41st prime minister on Wednesday, less than a week after Jacinda Ardern unexpectedly announced her resignation. In a ceremony at Government House, Governor General Cindy Kiro appointed Hipkins, 44, as the country’s new leader and minister for national security and intelligence, and … Read more

Microphone catches NZ PM calling opposition leader ‘arrogant prick’

Sydney, Australia, Dec 13 (EFE).- New Zealand’s prime minister was caught calling an opposition party leader in parliament an “arrogant prick” in a private comment in parliament on Tuesday. Jacinda Ardern had been asked by ACT Party leader David Seymour during question time to give an example of “making a mistake, apologizing for it properly, … Read more