Mint Explainer: What's behind New Zealand PM Ardern's sudden resignation?
- At the time of Ardern’s resignation, her party trailed behind the opposition National Party by 4 percentage points in national polls.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that she would be stepping down from her country’s top job. She leaves office a globally recognised figure for her initial success in combating covid outbreak and her accessible political style. However, her policy record presents a mixed picture. Mint breaks down her tenure and what to make of her departure:
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