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UK satire pokes fun at Jacinda Ardern's handling of Covid-19 - 'Super-Kiwi-socialistic-extra-nice Jacinda'

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern's pandemic response has been mocked in a UK satire show.

Spitting Image pokes fun at Ardern's elimination approach to Covid-19, depicting her as Mary Poppins before she beheads a man who coughs in the street.

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Originally airing in the 80s, the new series has a more global focus with depictions of Donald Trump and Prince Harry.

However, Ardern has become the latest victim to the controversial show's comedy, with her character singing "super-Kiwi-socialistic extra-nice Jacinda".

As well as Covid-19, the skit also looks at her work to ban semi-automatic weapons and increase the living wage.