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New Zealand has a new Prime Minister - Chris Hipkins.

The leader of the New Zealand Labor Party was sworn in after the surprise resignation of Jacinda Ardern, who ruled for nearly 6 years.

A week ago, she announced that she was resigning from her post due to overwork, writes BNT.

Jacinda Ardern said goodbye to the post of Prime Minister

The 44-year-old Hipkins, who is known in New Zealand as "Chippy", has previously been responsible for measures against the spread of COVID-19, education and public services.

Although he enjoys the trust of New Zealanders, the new leader will face his first test as early as October, when the country is due for elections.


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