The third female Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has welcomed a baby girl with her husband, Clarke Gayford. She said the baby arrived at 4:45pm (local time), weighing 3.31kg.
“Thank you so much for your best wishes and your kindness,” Ms Ardern said.
“We’re all doing really well thanks to the wonderful team at Auckland City Hospital.”
Ms Ardern arrived at the country’s largest public hospital at 5:50am (local time) with Gayford, her spokesman said.