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Who is New Zealand's new prime minister? A profile of Jacinda Ardern

The former Mormon and Helen Clark staffer is the youngest woman in history to lead New Zealand
Leader of the Labour Party Jacinda Ardern speaks at a Labour Party rally in Hamilton on September 17, 2017 ahead of New Zealand's General election next week. New Zealand's charismatic opposition leader Ardern rallied support for the final week of a rollercoaster election campaign that has her centre-left Labour Party within sight of an unlikely victory. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL BRADLEY / Getty Images

Full name: Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern.

Position: Prime minister of New Zealand.

Age: 37.

Party: Labour

Lives with her partner TV presenter Clarke Gayford. Has a

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