A PM steps down: we allowed this to happen

A PM steps down: we allowed this to happen
Clarke Gayford and Jacinda Ardern took baby Neve to the UN and to Waitangi Day celebrations. (Image: Getty)
Linda Clark
I was with a client when the prime minister announced her resignation and my associate – a young, super-smart woman just back from parental leave with a six-month-daughter at home – sighed.She said: "It’s just too hard having a big job with a baby in tow."Working mums everywhere will sympathise and many, hearing Jacinda Ardern talking about not having ‘enough in the tank’, will likewise think that maybe it is impossible. Because, irrespective of the Jacinda haters (I’ll come back to them) and p...

More Opinion

Five tips when buying a business
Opinion

Georgina Toomey: Five tips when buying a business

Buying an established business can avoid the hassle of starting from scratch. 

What will Budget 2024 reveal for social investment?
Finance

Adithi Pandit: What will Budget 2024 reveal for social investment?

Everyone loves the idea of social investment – but it needs defining. 

Conduct re-reforms promise pain relief, FMA on steroids
Opinion

David Chaplin: Conduct re-reforms promise pain relief, FMA on steroids

The step-up in FMA power is certain to wind up the financial services industry.