Live: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern press conference

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is holding her weekly press conference at the Beehive this afternoon.

She is likely to face questions about her Government‘s decision to , which was one of its election promises.

Health Minister David Clark said yesterday that the policy – which would have cut the cost of GP visits by $10 from July – would have to be pushed back because of new priorities which came from agreements with NZ First and the Greens.

Ardern could also face questions about petrol pricing, after a leaked email from oil giant BP revealed its strategy of to counter dwindling sales in one town.


There has also been discussion today of the Labour coalition‘s proposed regional fuel tax, after National leader Simon Bridges if his party came to power in 2020.