New Zealand Labour Party endorses Chris Hipkins as new leader
Updated 10:12, 22-Jan-2023

New Zealand's governing Labour Party endorsed Chris Hipkins as its new leader on Sunday, following the resignation of Jacinda Ardern, and the 44-year-old is set to become the country's 41st prime minister. 

Carmel Sepuloni was backed as the country's deputy prime minister at the caucus meeting on Sunday.

(Cover: Chris Hipkins makes his way to a press conference at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, January 21, 2023. /CFP)

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