Jacinda Ardern calls for unity after winning second term as New Zealand Prime Minister

New Zealand’s Prime Minister addressed the nation after her Labour Party secured a landslide victory in the 2019 election. The Labour Party won the election, which was originally set for September but was delayed by a month due to the coronavirus pandemic, with a majority of 49 percent.  

Ms Ardern said: “Thank you to the people who worked so hard to share our message.

“Who volunteered in what felt like an endless campaign.

“But most importantly thank you to the many people who gave us their vote, who trusted us to continue with leading New Zealand’s recovery.

“And to those amongst you who may not have supported Labour before and the results tell me there were a few of you, to you I say thank you.

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“We will not take your support for granted.

“I can promise you we will be a party that governs for every New Zealander.”

She added: “Elections aren’t always great at bringing people together but they also don’t need to tear one another apart.

“And in times of crisis I believe New Zealand has shown that and for that again, I say thank you.”

New Zealand has a relatively low level of COVID-19 compared to many European countries. 

At the time of writing New Zealand has registered less than 2,000 cases.

The country has just 40 active cases, three of which were registered today.

New Zealand has 25 confirmed coronavirus deaths at the time of writing. 

Daily Express

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