"It was time for someone else."
Ardern was heckled about "how much fossil fuels" she burnt flying to Canada.
But it's unlikely to go into much "internal politics".
The photo was quickly labelled as "disgusting" and "disrespectful" by people online.
She's officially confirmed the news.
Ardern's office was told of the royals' involvement last year.
She became the legend it was suggested she could be, writes Jennifer Curtin.
"I couldn't afford to stay too late but maybe a few others did?"
"I will happily be known as Neve's mum and I wouldn't have it any other way."