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New Zealand election: Ardern resists calls for delay amid Covid-19 outbreak

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Just 29 new cases recorded as deputy prime minister calls on Ardern to move election from September to November Jacinda Ardern has refused to postpone New Zealand's September elections over the coronavirus pandemic, despite calls for a delay from her deputy and the deputy opposition leader. On Thursday New Zealand recorded a significant drop in corona cases for the fourth day in a row, with just 29 new infections, 21 fewer than the previous day.
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Calls for New Zealand's election to be delayed because of the coronavirus crisis

Calls for New Zealand's election to be delayed because of the coronavirus crisis

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The opposition and deputy prime minister in New Zealand believe COVID-19 has cast doubt on the country's election timing.
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