Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she had voted in favor of both referendums.
A “yes” vote on both referendums would arguably make the nation of 5 million one of the more liberal countries in the world.
New Zealand's prime minister and lawmakers fired back after Trump claimed there was a "big surge" of the coronavirus in the country.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in an Auckland household with no history of overseas travel.
The nation celebrated the milestone, but leaders have warned against complacency as cases continue to surge worldwide.
The nation of 5 million people will remove almost all remaining coronavirus restrictions from midnight, with the exception of the border strictures.
“We’re just having a bit of an earthquake here Ryan, quite a decent shake here,” the prime minister said during the live exchange.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has led with empathy and science. But she still faces huge tests.
The country will begin Monday to ease its way out of a strict lockdown. But leader Jacinda Ardern warned the fight against the coronavirus had not yet ended.
The difference between how world leaders and President Donald Trump have responded to the Coronavirus outbreak couldn’t be more different.