Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford are engaged

Headlines 03/05/2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford are engaged.

The pair were engaged over the Easter weekend and Ardern was spotted wearing what appeared to be a diamond ring on her left hand at a ceremony at Pike River on Friday.

A spokesman for the prime minister said the pair were engaged over the Easter weekend.

Gayford and Ardern have been dating since 2012 after meeting at an awards event and have a one-year-old daughter together named Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford.

More details to come.