When is the New Zealand prime minister election and how will it work?

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By Lewis Jackson SYDNEY (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will step down no later than Feb. 7 after a shock resignation on Thursday in which she said she “had no more in the tank”. Leadership hopefuls will gather on Sunday when the centre-left Labour party caucus meets to elect a new leader, who will become prime minister. Here’s what will happen: WHO CAN VOTE, AND HOW? The 64 Labour members of parliament, known as the caucus, will meet in private at 1 p.m. local time (0000 GMT) on Sunday to elect a new leader. Those who can’t make it can vote by proxy. The winner requires …

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