New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has given birth to her first child, a baby girl
Acting Prime Minister of New Zealand, Winston Peters, has congratulated Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford on the birth of their daughter today.
“Can I extend very best wishes to all the family at this very happy time,” Mr Peters said.
“Like the rest of the country we welcome the news of the birth of a healthy baby and are naturally delighted for the new parents.”
Prime Minister Ardern is only the second elected leader in modern history to give birth while in office.