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Jacinda Ardern has been interviewed by environmentalist Al Gore about the climate challenges facing the Pacific as part of a 24-hour live broadcast.

She was invited to join high profile names including Ellie Goulding, Helen Hunt and Shawn Mendes for the 24 Hours of Reality campaign, aimed at uniting the globe to find solutions to the climate crisis.

Mr Gore was full of praise for the Prime Minister, and gave her a glowing introduction over the satellite link.

“I gotta say at the outset, I’m really excited to meet you by means of this video hook-up cause I watched your election and I was cheering for you,” he told her.

His invitation to participate in the live broadcast…