How Jacinda Ardern’s popularity bubble burst

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “How Jacinda Ardern’s popularity bubble burst” – below is their description.

Covid might have masked the shortcomings of Jacinda Ardern’s government “which are starting to come to light” according to Gordon Rayner, The Telegraph’s Associate Editor.

As seen in the video above, the Labour Party leader swept to power on a wave of popular support as she became New Zealand’s prime minister aged just 37.

But four years later Ms Ardern has found herself under fire from some quarters, with her zero-Covid strategy having led to a poor vaccination rate and having hit economic recovery.

“A flagship scheme to provide affordable housing has faltered and the goals she set on child poverty and inequality have not been met,” added Gordon Rayner.

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