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Prime Minister To Announce Minor Cabinet Reshuffle


New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will announce a minor Cabinet reshuffle during a press conference at 15:00 NZST/04:00 BST today.

  • The reshuffle was confirmed by a spokesperson for the Prime Minister this morning and has been described as minor.
  • Local media suggest that Police Minister Poto Williams will be stripped of her current portfolio and assigned elsewhere as her handling of recent shooting incidents in Auckland has come under criticism.
  • RNZ mentions Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Justice Minister Kris Faafoi as other potential candidates to be replaced.

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