She is who everyone is talking about and now the public will get their first chance to ask new Labour leader Jacinda Ardern the hard questions.

Labour has this afternoon announced a public Q&A with their new chief tonight.

And in a sign of the times, the event will happen via Facebook Live at 6.30pm.

"Got something you'd like to ask Jacinda Ardern?

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"Just tweet us your questions,'' a Labour tweet says.

The 37-year-old this week took over the reins from former Labour Party leader Andrew Little, who stepped down from the role on Tuesday morning.

A number of people have already submitted questions online - only one mentions children.

"What plans do u have to remove work obstacles for women with young kids? (sic)

"What's your position on drug reform?

"What do you think about the axing of $800k of Lifeline funding and the awarding [of] the contract to another provider?

"For some of us, simply staying alive is a struggle. What are your thoughts on mental health & suicide in NZ?''

The Q&A will start at 6.30pm via Ardern's official Facebook page.

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