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Geoffrey Miller

Geoffrey Miller

Geoffrey Miller is an international analyst with the Democracy Project.

Geoffrey Miller is an international analyst with the Democracy Project, an initiative hosted by New Zealand’s Victoria University of Wellington, and writes on current New Zealand foreign policy and related geopolitical issues. He has lived in Germany and the Middle East and is a fluent speaker of German and Arabic.

Posts by Geoffrey Miller
December 04, 2023

With New Government, New Zealand’s Foreign Policy Resets on AUKUS, Gaza, and Ukraine

By Geoffrey Miller
New Foreign Minister Winston Peters has wasted no time overhauling New Zealand’s diplomatic direction.

November 27, 2023

New Zealand’s New Government Will Have Its First Diplomatic Test at COP28

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand has a new National-led government. What is its strategy for COP28 in Dubai?
November 06, 2023

The Foreign Affairs Puzzle Facing New Zealand’s New Government

By Geoffrey Miller
Once again, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters could end up playing an outsized role in foreign policy.

October 10, 2023

How Will New Zealand Handle the New War in the Middle East?

By Geoffrey Miller
With New Zealand going to the polls later this week, determining the country’s response to the new war in the Middle East will be one of the new government’s first challenges.

September 18, 2023

Who Will Be New Zealand’s Next Foreign Minister?

By Geoffrey Miller
Whatever the results of the October 14 election, get ready for some new faces.

September 06, 2023

New Zealand Changes Tack in the Gulf

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand Trade Minister Damien O’Connor’s recent foray into the Middle East continues a surge of renewed interest in the region.
August 21, 2023

Should New Zealand Build Bridges With the BRICS?

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand needs to think more about the BRICS, and the developing world in general.

July 26, 2023

Antony Blinken’s Endgame for New Zealand

By Geoffrey Miller
There is still time for the U.S. to influence the trajectory of New Zealand's foreign policy. 

July 07, 2023

New Zealand Gets Ready to Embrace NATO

By Geoffrey Miller
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins will attend the NATO summit in Lithuania, not long after his first visit to China.

June 28, 2023

Chris Hipkins’ Successful Meeting With Xi Jinping

By Geoffrey Miller
China continues to praise New Zealand as the leader in its relations with developed countries – a contrasting example to others in the West.

June 12, 2023

What to Expect From Chris Hipkins’ Trip to China

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand’s prime minister is making his first trip to China at the end of the month.
May 23, 2023

How Successful Was Chris Hipkins’ Trip to Papua New Guinea?

By Geoffrey Miller
The New Zealand prime minister's trip included meetings not only with Papua New Guinea PM Marape, but with India's PM Modi and the U.S. secretary of state.

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