What did the New Zealand Prime Minister do when he recently visited New York?
Bill English is the current Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand. Simon William ka Bill English [b. 1961] is the 17th and current Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Finance and of Infrastructure, of New Zealand. He took office on November 19, 2008. John Phillip Key [b. August 9, 1961] is the 38th and current Prime Minister.
As a constitutional monarchy, New Zealand's leader is not the "president" but the Prime Minister. The first New Zealand leader was Henry Sewell, although the title was not "Prime Minister" but "Premier". The term "Prime Minister" was assigned during Richard Seddon's tenure, and the first man to be sworn in under the title of Prime Minister was William Hall-Jones.