"Because New Zealand is a leader in this area as shown by these products that have been renowned around the world such as kiwis, dairy and sheep's placenta cream", he said.
Ardern told reporters after the greeting that sheep placenta cream has never been raised before at an worldwide meeting, and O'Connor admitted he was hearing about it for the first time.
Even New Zealand's National party didn't hold back from taking a dig at Prime Minister's video too.
"This ensures that our upgraded free trade agreement remains the best China has with any country", said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in a statement issued at the East Asia Summit following her bilateral meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Thailand.
The announcement that an agreement has been reached on the upgrade of the New Zealand-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is recognised by the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) as a positive marker for the strength of the relationship between New Zealand and China.
But there is a serious deal on the table for numerous countries represented at the summit - known as RCEP.
In 2008, China signed an FTA with New Zealand, the first FTA between China and a developed country, according to the MOC.
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After Ardern's visit to China earlier this year, however, their relations improved.
"While we are disappointed that India is not yet a signatory to this deal, we hope that over time they will come to see the benefits that it offers and will join the agreement in the future".
"We will be advocating for New Zealand to gain from the RCEP agreement have trade deals with nearly all member countries - bar India - its an obvious opportunity but that country too will be looking at own domestic interests", Ms Ardern said.
She's already one of the most popular world leaders, but New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has won over more hearts with a sensational two-minute video posted to social media..
For her part, Ardern said New Zealand attaches great importance to the comprehensive strategic partnership with China, and adheres to the one-China policy.
"You talk about things you agree upon and you'll talk about things that you don't.That's just what this job requires".
"I also know that a few New Zealand brands make sheep placenta capsules".