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ANZMIN Signals Potential Major Shift in New Zealand Foreign Policy

ANZMIN Signals Potential Major Shift in New Zealand Foreign Policy

By Nicholas Dynon
The inaugural Australia-New Zealand 2+2 saw the new Luxon government draw closer to Australia – and AUKUS.
New Zealand’s Huge Shift in the Middle East

New Zealand’s Huge Shift in the Middle East

By Geoffrey Miller
A decision to provide intelligence support for future U.S. and U.K. airstrikes on Yemen is highly symbolic.

New Zealand Abandons Indigenous Rights and Pacific Priorities in Foreign Policy

New Zealand Abandons Indigenous Rights and Pacific Priorities in Foreign Policy

By Nina Hall and Rhieve Grey
The new government’s foreign policy priorities could jeopardize New Zealand’s relationships with Pacific Island countries. 

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

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.

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

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?
APEC Is a Major Missed Opportunity for New Zealand’s New Government

APEC Is a Major Missed Opportunity for New Zealand’s New Government

By Logan Green
Incoming Prime Minister Christopher Luxon decided to skip this week's APEC Summit, opting to remain in Auckland for ongoing coalition negotiations.

The Foreign Affairs Puzzle Facing New Zealand’s New Government

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.
New Zealand’s Foreign Policy Direction Uncertain Under New Coalition Government

New Zealand’s Foreign Policy Direction Uncertain Under New Coalition Government

By Logan Green
As Kiwis prepare for a new government and coalition partners fight for power, should the world expect a fresh approach from New Zealand?

This Week in Asia: October 20, 2023

This Week in Asia: October 20, 2023

The Diplomat’s weekly video round-up of Asia news.

New Zealand Gets a Change of Government

New Zealand Gets a Change of Government

By Nick Perry
On October 14, New Zealand selected the National Party's Christopher Luxon as premier after six years of Labor rule.

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

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.
Canada and New Zealand Need to Consider Joining Pillar 2 of AUKUS 

Canada and New Zealand Need to Consider Joining Pillar 2 of AUKUS 

By Guy C. Charlton and Xiang Gao
Joining Pillar Two of the security pact will not fundamentally change how Chinese policymakers view the two nations.

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