Chris Hipkins sworn in as New Zealand’s prime minister
28 January 2023 | 3:19 pm
Hipkins officially took over the leadership role following the resignation of Jacinda Ardern last week.
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FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off with opening match between co-hosts New Zealand and Norway at Eden Park in Auckland.
Several others were wounded in the shooting in central Auckland hours before the start of FIFA's Women's World Cup. Matches held in New Zealand will go ahead as planned, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said.
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