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In Exporting Problems, Australia Risks Damaging Ties With New Zealand
July 28, 2021

In Exporting Problems, Australia Risks Damaging Ties With New Zealand

By Grant Wyeth
With deportations, Australia is demonstrating a knee-jerk self-interest, divorced from the wider realities of the Australia-New Zealand relationship. 

New Zealand’s Statement on China’s Cyberattacks: A Shot Across the Bow
July 22, 2021

New Zealand’s Statement on China’s Cyberattacks: A Shot Across the Bow

By Geoffrey Miller
A statement issued by the New Zealand government alleging Chinese state involvement in hacking goes much further than a simple, pro forma endorsement of the views of New Zealand’s allies.
Jacinda Ardern’s APEC Diplomacy
July 17, 2021

Jacinda Ardern’s APEC Diplomacy

By Geoffrey Miller
The meeting further built the New Zealand prime minister's reputation as a pragmatist and a coalition builder.

Ardern’s Foreign Policy Address Was Pro-US, But Not Necessarily Anti-China
July 15, 2021

Ardern’s Foreign Policy Address Was Pro-US, But Not Necessarily Anti-China

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered a keynote speech on foreign policy on Wednesday.

Maori Connection to Antarctic May Predate European ‘Discovery’
June 11, 2021

Maori Connection to Antarctic May Predate European ‘Discovery’

By Joshua Mcdonald
New research links the Maori people to possibly discovering Antarctica long before Europeans and Americans.

New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Takes Tougher Stance on China
May 03, 2021

New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Takes Tougher Stance on China

By Nick Perry
Ardern's unusually targeted comments against China followed growing diplomatic discontent with Wellington's stance.

New Zealand to Open Travel Bubble With Australia on April 19
April 06, 2021

New Zealand to Open Travel Bubble With Australia on April 19

By Nick Perry
Australia had previously allowed New Zealanders to arrive without going into quarantine but New Zealand had taken a more cautious approach.
Can New Zealand Fix Its Housing Crisis?
March 26, 2021

Can New Zealand Fix Its Housing Crisis?

By Joshua Mcdonald
In the final quarter of 2020, 40 percent of all property sales in New Zealand were to people who owned multiple properties already.

How the Pacific Islands Forum Fell Apart
February 10, 2021

How the Pacific Islands Forum Fell Apart

By Cleo Paskal
The decision by Micronesian countries to leave the PIF will have major strategic implications.

New Zealand Steps into Australia-China Dispute
February 08, 2021

New Zealand Steps into Australia-China Dispute

By Joshua Mcdonald
Recently, a senior New Zealand minister advised Australia to “show respect” and act more diplomatically toward China. Canberra was not amused.

Report Finds Lapses Ahead of 2019 New Zealand Mosque Attack
December 09, 2020

Report Finds Lapses Ahead of 2019 New Zealand Mosque Attack

By Associated Press
Although the report identifies lapses, it concludes that there was no plausible way the gunman’s plans could have been detected "except by chance." 
New Zealand Joins Australia in Denouncing Chinese Official’s Tweet
December 01, 2020

New Zealand Joins Australia in Denouncing Chinese Official’s Tweet

By Associated Press
New Zealand has waded into a heated war of words between its main ally, Australia, and its principal trading partner, China.

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