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Jacinda Ardern MP
Jacinda Ardern, current leader of the Labour Party

The New Zealand Labour Party is a social democratic political party in New Zealand. It is one of the two major parties in New Zealand politics. It was started in 1916, which makes it the oldest of New Zealand's political parties. It is currently the ruling party since 2017.

From the 2008 general elections through 2017 general elections, the Labour Party was the second largest party in the House of Representatives of New Zealand and was the official opposition. The current leader of the party is Jacinda Ardern since August 2017 and she was elected Prime Minister of New Zealand in 2017.

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