New Zealand’s PM Ardern reshuffles cabinet to tackle housing crisis

FILE PHOTO: New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attends a news conference after meeting with first responders who were at the scene of the Christchurch mosque shooting, in Christchurch, New Zealand March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday replaced the housing minister and appointed a team of senior officials to tackle New Zealand’s housing crisis, in her first cabinet reshuffle since taking power in 2017. Ardern, 38, enjoys celebrity status overseas but her government has been criticised at home for falling short on some […]

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