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Getting high and the right to die: Polling day in New Zealand is about so much more than Jacinda Ardern – SBS News

As Kiwis head to the polls to decide who will lead them out of the coronavirus pandemic, they’re also voting on two major social issues in an unusual double ref…

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As New Zealanders head to the polls this weekend, theyre not just deciding if they want Jacinda Ardern to stay on as their prime minister. Kiwis are also voting on two major social changes in a rare double referendum.
Voters will have their say on legalising recreational cannabis and assisted dying. Legalising either would make New Zealand the first country to do so via a public vote.
Its a highly unusual situation that would arguably garner more public attention in any other year. But¬†Univers…

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