Chris Hipkins has been sworn in as New Zealand’s 41st Prime Minister.

The 44-year-old was formally appointed to the role in Wellington, a week after Jacinda Ardern’s shock resignation.

Ardern had said

she no longer has “enough in the tank” to lead the country.

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The country’s governor-general Cindy Kiro accepted her formal resignation on Wednesday.

Hipkins built a reputation as the minister who led New Zealand’s Covid-19 strategy.

(Source: FijiVillage)