Chris Hipkins Set to Make History as New Zealand’s Next Prime Minister

Today, New Zealand Education Minister Chris Hipkins is set to become the country’s next Prime Minister, replacing Jacinda Ardern.

The news was first reported by Reuters, CNN, and ABC News (Australia), with BBC later confirming the news.

Hipkins has been the Minister of Education since 2017 and is known for his troubleshooting abilities. He is set to face a tough road ahead as New Zealand Prime Minister, as the country struggles with the economic and social effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

The news of Hipkins’ appointment has been widely reported across the world, with many news outlets offering full coverage.

It is expected that Hipkins will assume the role of Prime Minister in the coming days.