PM Jacinda Ardern leaves world stunned after attending dinner with Queen in striking korowai

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gained major approval on the internet by attending a dinner with the Queen dressed in a striking korowai.

Earlier today the Prime Minister met with Queen Elizabeth. Source: 1 NEWS

The Prime Minister said she admires the Queen because she has lived her life - and raised her children - in the public eye. Source: 1 NEWS

The Prime Minister is being accompanied by her partner Clarke Gayford. Source: Breakfast

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern met the Queen in London, and delivered a toast to Commonwealth leaders. Source: 1 NEWS

The korowai, a traditional Maori cloak, was loaned to Ms Ardern by the Ngati Ranana London Maori Club.

The Spinoff Atea's Leonie Hayden tweeted, "I try not to publicly fawn over our PM, not cos I don't respect the hell outta her, I'm just terrified of being wrong about her (politicians gonna politician). But for some reason this image makes me tear up a little."

Another Twitter user, Jess Berentson-Shaw, wrote, "Perhaps one of the features of the image that gives people pause is the subversion of what power is & particularly what it has not been. Here is a woman in power who is hapu. Eurocentric cultural stories of power tell us its [sic] the opposite of power. The visual says wanna bet?".

The prime minister made a speech to members of the Commonwealth during the dinner, held at Buckingham Palace.

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