New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern caught on microphone insulting opposition leader - 'Arrogant pr**k!'

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

The New Zealand PM was challenged to give an example of making a mistake and fixing it

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been caugh on a live microphone calling a fellow politician an "arrogant pr**k*

During question time in the New Zealand parliament, David Seymour, the leader of the libertarian Act party, challenged Ms Ardern if she was able to “give an example of her making a mistake, apologising for it properly, and fixing it."

In response, the New Zealand PM said: “There’s been a number of occasions where we acknowledge that we will not have perfect responses.”

Defending herself, Ms Ardern said: “I stand by the work that we’ve done as government over this last year, and over this past term.

”We’ve always made decisions that we’ve believed to be in the best interests of New Zealand at the time.”

The New Zealand promptly sat down and called Mr Seymor “such an arrogant pr**k”.

Ms Ardern has apologised for the comment.