New Zealand PM says abolishing monarchy 'not on agenda' after Queen's death

Jacinda Ardern has said that New Zealand will not pursue becoming a republic following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, confirming it is "not on the agenda any time soon.""I've never sensed an urgency. There's so many challenges we face. This is a large, significant debate. I don't think it's one that would or should occur quickly," New Zealand's prime minister said.However, Ms Ardern did say that she belives it's "likely" that the country will become a republic in her lifetime. The country formally recognised the Queen as their monarch 1953, the year of her coronation. Source: PA