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Jacinda Ardern becomes youngest New Zealand Labour leader after Andrew Little quits - The Guardian

Deputy leader takes over less than two months before election as polls place support for the opposition party at just 23 to 24%. Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin. @EleanorAingeRoy. Mon 31 Jul 2017 18.50 EDT Last modified on Wed 13 Sep 2017 01.54 EDT.and more »

Jacinda Ardern promises 'relentless positivity' as Labour leader in upcoming campaign - TVNZ

Jacinda Ardern says she's just taken on the worst job in politics but she'll bring "relentless positivity" to the party and next month's election campaign. An hour after being named as the leader following the resignation of Andrew Little, Ms Ardern's ...and more »

Ardern: 'I absolutely believe that I am up to the job' - Radio New Zealand

Labour's new leader Jacinda Ardern says she and her team are preparing to run the 'campaign of our lives' in the lead-up to the September election. Jacinda Ardern addresses media after being elected Labour Party leader. Jacinda Ardern addresses media ...and more »

Jacinda Ardern Takes Over New Zealand Opposition as Election Looms - New York Times

New Zealand's political opposition was jolted by an abrupt change at the top on Tuesday as the Labour Party leader quit amid dismal polling numbers and a rising star, Jacinda Ardern, took over just weeks before a general election. Ms. Ardern, 37, has ...and more »

NZ opposition Labour change leaders ahead of election - BBC News

Andrew Little, the head of New Zealand's main opposition Labour Party, has resigned - less than two months before the country's general elections. "Recent poll results have been disappointing. As leader, I must take responsibility for these results ...and more »

Andrew Little has stood down as Labour leader - New Zealand Herald

Labour leader Andrew Little has stood down as Labour leader - leaving the way clear for his deputy Jacinda Ardern to take up the role. Little made the announcement after a brief meeting this morning where there was speculation he would face a challenge ...and more »

As it happened: Jacinda Ardern takes charge as Labour leader - Radio New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern and Kelvin Davis have been elected unopposed at a caucus meeting as Labour's new leader and deputy. Andrew Little stepped aside as Labour leader this morning and endorsed Ms Ardern as his replacement. Key events: On Sunday ...and more »

Mark Sainsbury: Andrew Little was a victim of his honesty - Newshub

OPINION: So it's bye bye Andrew Little. The former Labour leader's taken the hit, taken the blame for why his party has done so poorly. And some of that is fair: he never really connected with the electorate, didn't have that x-factor, was imposed on ...and more »

Jacinda vs the media - a tale in two acts - Newsroom

New Labour leader Jacinda Ardern gave a near flawless performance at her first big press conference. So good that her colleague Trevor Mallard called it a cross between Helen Clark's policy depth and David Lange's wit. Newshub's Patrick Gower declared ...and more »

Live updates: Jacinda Ardern new Labour Party leader, Kelvin Davis deputy - Newshub

Jacinda Ardern has been announced leader of the Labour Party after Andrew Little announced his resignation on Tuesday morning. Kelvin Davis has been elected as Deputy Leader. Both were unopposed. The Labour Party is now led by a woman, with a ...and more »