24 Jun 2018

Watch: PM Jacinda Ardern leaves hospital with 'Neve Te Aroha'

11:58 am on 24 June 2018

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and partner Clarke Gayford leave hospital with their baby daughter.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Clarke Gayford leave Oakland Hospital in Auckland with their baby girl, Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The couple announced the birth of their baby girl Thursday on Instagram, saying they feel "very lucky".

They announced today the baby's name: Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford.

Watch the PM's departure from hospital:

And look back at RNZ's live blog: