Jacinda Ardern

The New Zealand Labour Party's mandate means Ardern could form the country’s first single-party government in decades,
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in an Auckland household with no history of overseas travel.
The nation marked the milestone on Sunday, but leaders have warned against complacency as cases continue to surge worldwide.
Two women from the UK – who were positive for coronavirus – were allowed to leave quarantine without being tested.
New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern keeps calm as earthquake hits during a live interview with AM Show presenter Ryan Bridge on Monday morning.
'I’m not under any hanging lights and I look like I am in a structurally strong place.'
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has led with empathy and science. But she still faces huge tests.
From Taiwan to Germany, Iceland to New Zealand, the nations led by women have been doing very well during the coronavirus pandemic, with early interventions, swift lockdowns and sufficient testing.
New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed to children worried about the Easter Bunny during the coronavirus outbreak that both the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy are considered essential workers. In Monday’s coronavirus press conference, she warned it may be “a bit difficult at the moment" for the bunny to make it to all homes and suggested younger viewers to draw an Easter egg for their front windows instead. The country has been put under a strict four-week lockdown for nearly two weeks now, with all residents having to stay at home and only key workers allowed to work.
As more countries are taking steps to lock down their borders to slow the spread of coronavirus, the UK is expected to announce stricter social distancing measures, while New Zealand has shut down for a month in an attempt to protect their population. German chancellor Angela Merkel has gone into quarantine after her personal doctor tested positive for the virus. New York has become the epicentre of the US outbreak, with 15,000 cases.