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Jacinda Ardern announces ‘incredibly diverse’ cabinet that ‘reflects’ New Zealand – SBS News

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has appointed Grant Robertson as deputy in her new cabinet, the first openly LGBT deputy PM in the country’s history.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a diverse second term cabinet that “reflects the New Zealand that elected us”.
Ms Ardern has promoted finance minister Grant Robertson, her closest political ally, to be her deputy after deputy Labour leader Kelvin Davis turned down the job vacated by outgoing veteran Winston Peters.
Mr Robertson will be the first openly LGBT deputy PM in New Zealand’s history. 
In all, the 20-strong cabinet includes eight women, five who are Maori, three who…

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