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Jacinda Ardern puppet like ‘something from Game of Thrones’, says New Zealand PM

Prime minister has been elevated from a DJ in 2018 to ‘some kind of celestial being’ this year in traditional puppet event A New Zealand pub, known for its lifesize puppets of New Zealand politicians, has unveiled one of Jacinda Ardern, who called it “a cross between some kind of celestial being and something from Game of Thrones”.The Backbencher pub, opposite the parliament house in Wellington, has been creating politician puppets for 30 years, and on Tuesday night unveiled its second puppet of...
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Coronavirus live news: South Korea to mix vaccines amid Covax supply issues; England opens jabs to all adults

760,000 South Koreans to get Pfizer second shot after initial AstraZeneca dose; New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern gets vaccine; England opens vaccines to all over 18s;UK’s green list update will be ‘cautious’, insiders warnPrevious Covid infection may not offer long-term protectionNetherlands offers free pickled herring as Covid jab incentiveMinisters will not tell workers to return to office when lockdown endsSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.22am BST Taiwan has reported 187 new lo...
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Coronavirus live news: US launches $3.2bn virus treatment program; England opens vaccines to all adults

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern gets Pfizer vaccine; England opens vaccines to all over 18s from Friday; new US program will focus on development of antiviral pillsUK’s green list update will be ‘cautious’, insiders warnPrevious Covid infection may not offer long-term protectionNetherlands offers free pickled herring as Covid jab incentiveMinisters will not tell workers to return to office when lockdown endsSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.56am BST The health service in England w...
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New Zealand PM Ardern Gets 'Pain-Free' COVID Vaccine Shot

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern received the her first shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, as the country steps up...
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Jacinda Ardern on carve-out for farmers in EV rebate scheme: 'Strong consideration' but rejected

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the Government considered exemptions for farmers and tradies for its feebate scheme - but ultimately decided against them because they would be "hard to operationalise".The scheme, announced on... [Author: [email protected]]
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Jacinda Ardern criticises new biography, saying author misled her

New Zealand prime minister says she agreed to interviews on basis that it was about a group of female leaders and ‘not specific to me’Jacinda Ardern has distanced herself from a recently released biography documenting her leadership style, less than a week after joining widespread criticism of a film that focuses on her role leading New Zealand during the Christchurch terror attacks.The new book – Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy – was written by activist and journalist Supriya Vani, and wri...
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New Zealand Producer Quits Film About Christchurch Mosque Attacks Amid Backlash

Philippa Campbell, one of the producers on “They Are Us,” a new drama about the aftermath of the Christchurch attacks on New Zealand’s Muslim community, has quit the project after a media backlash. “I have listened to the concerns raised over recent days and I have heard the strength of people’s views. I now agree […]
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A New Zealand Muslim group wants to halt a controversial film about the Christchurch mosque shootings they say 'whitewashes' the tragedy

An upcoming film set to focus on New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her response to the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings recently lost a producer in response to continued criticism from New Zealand Muslims and the prime minister herself.
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New Zealand Muslim group says film about the Christchurch mosque shootings 'whitewashes' the tragedy

An upcoming film set to focus on New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her response to the 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings recently lost a producer in response to continued criticism from New Zealand Muslims and the prime minister herself.
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Australia news live: Liberal MP says Biloela family ‘should be resettled in Australia’, GPs to do vaccine home visits

Two new cases are children who were in isolation as authorities say lower numbers are proof that restrictions ‘are working’. Follow live updatesVic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspotsCovid Victoria restrictions explainedCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 8.11am BST A film based on the aftermath of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attacks continues to generate anguish in New Zealand, casting doubt on whether the movie will be made, reports AAP.Jac...
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Ardern Says NZ Mosque Attack Film Should Focus on Muslim Community Not Her

By Praveen MenonWELLINGTON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that New Zealand's Muslim community should be the focus of any...
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Jacinda Ardern to apologise for 1970s ‘dawn raids’ on Pacific community

Apology is timed alongside 50-year anniversary of Polynesian Panther party, a movement founded to fight mistreatment of Pasifika peopleThe New Zealand government will officially apologise for racist raids on Pacific people that took place in the 1970s.On Monday the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said the time had come to deliver an apology for the “dawn raids”, when officials would target people believed to have overstayed their visas purely on the basis of their ethnicity. Continue reading...
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Christchurch attacks: producer resigns from film They Are Us as criticism grows

Jacinda Ardern says subject still feels ‘very raw’ amid ongoing accusations that film sidelines Muslim victims of 2019 massacreA producer for a controversial Hollywood film depicting Jacinda Ardern’s response to the Christchurch terror attacks has resigned from the project after criticisms that it sidelined Muslim victims.The premise of the film, They Are Us, has also been criticised by its proposed subject, New Zealand prime minister Ardern, who is slated to be played by Rose Byrne. Ardern said...
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Planned Film About Jacinda Ardern And Christchurch Mosque Massacre Draws Huge Backlash In New Zealand

The just-announced project They Are Us, to be written and directed by New Zealander Andrew Niccol (writer and co-producer of The Truman Show, writer-director of, among others, Gattaca and Good Kill) and starring Rose Byrne, focuses on the aftermath of the 2019 mass shooting and the national campaign led by Prime Minister Ardern to ban assault rifles in the country. Within a day of the news arriving, many Kiwis reacted with fury to the focus on white politicians rather than the Muslim victims an...
Tags: Art, Media, New Zealand, Muslim, Rose Byrne, Gattaca, Andrew Niccol, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, White Saviour, 06.11.21, Christchurch Mosque Massacre


Plans for Movie on New Zealand Mosque Attacks Draw Criticism

Tentative plans for a movie recounting the response of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to a gunman’s slaughter of Muslim worshippers drew criticism in New Zealand for not focusing on the victims of the attacks.
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Move to make Christchurch massacre film all about Jacinda Ardern triggers anger

Critics say focus on the prime minister glosses over the experience of the Muslims still struggling with aftermath of mosque shootingsPlans for a Hollywood film focusing on prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks have prompted frustration and disgust in New Zealand, with accusations that Muslim victims have been sidelined.The film is set to star Australian actor Rose Byrne as Ardern, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and is called They Are Us – a lin...
Tags: Hollywood, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Rose Byrne, Christchurch, Andrew Niccol, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Christchurch shooting


Move to make Christchurch massacre film all about Jacinda Ardern sparks anger

Critics say focus on the prime minister glosses over the experience of the Muslims still struggling with aftermath of mosque shootingsPlans for a Hollywood film focusing on prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks have prompted frustration and disgust in New Zealand, with accusations that Muslim victims have been sidelined.The film is set to star Australian actor Rose Byrne as Ardern, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and is called They Are Us – a lin...
Tags: Hollywood, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Rose Byrne, Christchurch, Andrew Niccol, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Christchurch shooting


Christchurch massacre: move to make film all about Ardern triggers anger

Critics say focus on the prime minister glosses over the experience of the Muslims still struggling with aftermath of mosque shootingsPlans for a Hollywood film focusing on prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks have prompted frustration and disgust in New Zealand, with accusations that Muslim victims have been sidelined.The film is set to star Australian actor Rose Byrne as Ardern, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and is called They Are Us – a lin...
Tags: Hollywood, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Rose Byrne, Christchurch, Andrew Niccol, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Christchurch shooting


Macron says G7 countries should work together to tackle toxic online content

In a press conference at the Élysée Palace, French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated his focus on online regulation, and more particularly toxic content. He called for more international cooperation as the Group of Seven (G7) summit is taking place later this week in the U.K. “The third big topic that could benefit from efficient multilateralism and that we’re going to bring up during this G7 summit is online regulation,” Macron said. “This topic, and I’m sure we’ll talk about it again, is es...
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PM spills the beans during Heinz-Wattie's factory tour in Hastings

Another Prime Minister, another debatable food combination.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed her unusual toastie preference while on a tour of the Heinz-Wattie's factory in Hastings on Thursday.Wearing a personalised lab... [Author: [email protected]]
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Ardern says climate crisis is ‘life or death’ as New Zealand landmark report calls for sweeping changes

Climate Commission recommends shift to electric cars, large-scale agricultural reform and an end to reliance on gas in homes New Zealand has been handed a new vision for dramatic reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions – including reduced animal numbers on farms, no new household gas connections by 2025, and a dramatic shift to electric cars in the next decade.The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said the climate crisis was a matter of “life or death” as she spoke at the release of a new roadma...
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New Zealand PM Ardern to Take First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Next Week

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday that she would get her first COVID-19 shot at the end of next...
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Public opinion supports action on inequality. Jacinda Ardern has no more excuses | Max Rashbrooke and Peter Skilling

New Zealanders increasingly believe you need money and connections to get ahead in lifeJacinda Ardern can take heart: in the last decade, public attitudes have swung sharply against New Zealand’s persistently high levels of economic inequality. Space has opened up for her to pursue the egalitarian agenda she cherishes – although, conversely, her excuses for not acting have sharply diminished.Public opinion surveys from the two decades after 1990 showed a consistent trend: decreasing concern over...
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Jacinda Ardern didn't think she was 'tough enough' for politics

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said she didn't think she was "tough enough" for a life in politics, in a wide-ranging interview where she also discusses preparing for Covid-19 and how relations with the US have evolved.
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Jacinda Ardern didn't feel like she was 'tough enough' for a career in politics

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said she didn't think she was "tough enough" for a life in politics, in a wide-ranging interview where she also discusses preparing for Covid-19 and how relations with the US have evolved.
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China accuses Morrison and Ardern of ‘gross interference’ on Xinjiang and South China Sea

Beijing says the prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand made ‘irresponsible’ comments after Wellington talksBeijing has accused the prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand of making “irresponsible” comments, after the pair condemned “destabilising activities” in the South China Sea and raised grave concerns about human rights in Xinjiang.China’s foreign ministry says it “firmly opposes” the joint statement issued by Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern after talks in Wellington, arguing ...
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Ardern and Morrison present united front on China, warning of ‘those who seek to divide us’

Australian and New Zealand prime ministers talk up closeness of ties as Ardern is forced to defend ‘soft’ stance on Beijing The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, has warned that “there are those far from here that would seek to divide us”, during a press conference with his New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern, that focused on how the two countries handle China.The leaders emphasised unity in the face of Beijing’s increasing regional influence and Morrison said any forces trying to s...
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Jacinda Ardern hosts Scott Morrison in New Zealand for talks with post-Covid ‘rulebook’ on agenda

Prime ministers meet in Queenstown after Ardern’s government confirms it will join Australian trade dispute with China as third partyThe New Zealand and Australian prime ministers, Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison, have met in Queenstown on Sunday, their first talks in person since Covid-19 closed borders in 2020.In the first public remarks of the two-day talks, Ardern said she looked forward to “the next stage of writing the rulebook” on how both countries would approach reopening to the world...
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Jacinda Ardern hosts Scott Morrison for New Zealand talks

Prime ministers meet in Queenstown, with Ardern’s government confirming it will join Australian trade dispute with China as third partyThe New Zealand and Australian prime ministers, Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison, have met in Queenstown on Sunday, their first talks in person since Covid-19 closed borders in 2020.Over the past year the relationship between the two countries has been strained by conflict over Australia’s “501” deportation policy, and differing approaches to China. Formal talks...
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