NZ election heating up
JACINDA Ardern took over as New Zealand’s opposition leader just a handful of days ago, but already she has prompted a flood of donations, taken a stance for women in the workplace and transformed what had been a dull election campaign.
Whether her ascent will be enough for the Labour Party to mount a serious challenge to the conservative National Party on election day in seven weeks is unclear. But few doubt her impact.
Yesterday, the 37- year- old unveiled the party’s new campaign slogan: “Let’s do this.”