Time Magazine names Jacinda Ardern among world's most influential peopleby RNZ
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made Time Magazine's list of the year's 100 most influential people.
Time describes its list as not a measure of power or past achievements but a gauge of "individuals whose time, in our estimation, is now".
It asked other high-powered people to write brief stories about the top 100.
Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg wrote Jacinda Ardern's profile - saying "in a world that too often tells women to stay small, keep quiet - and that we can't have both motherhood and a career - Jacinda Ardern proves how wrong and outdated those notions of womanhood are".
"She's not just leading a country. She's changing the game. And women and girls around the world will be the better for it," she wrote.
This article was originally published by RNZ.
Weather conditions have to be perfect for an outdoor curling match – last winter, for the first time in seven years, Naseby delivered.Read more
More than 100 students walked out of a Hamilton high school in protest after the principal said truants are more likely to wind up being a rape victimRead more
Colin Craig has withdrawn his claims for damages against his former press secretary Rachel MacGregor but is still suing her for defamation.Read more
Jacinda Ardern has used her first speech in the US to recommit the government to making New Zealand the best place in the world to be a child.Read more
Famous Kiwi women read the powerful words of Kate Sheppard, who fought for the right for women to vote.Read more
Nelson and Motueka are well known for their hops but Garston hops are starting to be noticed by brewers.Read more
Alexx Stuart advocates changing one thing a week. With personal-care items, she says the place to start is body lotion.Read more