jacinda ardern

In Fortress New Zealand, faith in Saint Jacinda is starting to fade

29 January 2022 9:00 am

Faith in ‘Saint Jacinda’ is starting to fade

Saint Jacinda's war on fags

10 December 2021 1:20 am

It is a curious irony that the West’s leading progressive icon is probably the most authoritarian leader in the free world…

Saint Jacinda backs a two-tier society

25 October 2021 10:50 pm

For many so-called liberals, Jacinda Ardern seemed to be the perfect premier. Warm, empathetic, progressive, above all – moderate –…

New Zealand’s worrying battle over transgender rights

4 July 2021 11:00 am

Last year, the equalities minister Liz Truss set aside laws which would have allowed people to self-identity as the legal…

Has the shine come off Saint Jacinda?

20 April 2021 7:47 pm

For a short time it seemed as if Jacinda Ardern, the popular premier of New Zealand, could do no wrong…

The myth of Saint Jacinda

6 February 2021 7:00 pm

Every time I read another excitable media article about New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern, I am reminded of an…