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.
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.
July 01, 2020
New Zealand’s Quiet China Shift
By Anne-Marie Brady
The Ardern government is using deliberately ambiguous tactics to deter an increasingly aggressive partner while (so far) avoiding punishment.
April 01, 2019
The Dragon and the Kiwi: New Zealand’s Ardern in China
By Eleanor Albert
Can New Zealand's model for China relations survive recent frictions?
January 18, 2019
Cracks Appear in the New Zealand-China Relationship
By Christopher Edward Carroll
Is the long China-New Zealand honeymoon finally drawing to a close?
March 28, 2017
China's Premier Li Tours Australia, New Zealand
By Shannon Tiezzi
Economics topped the agenda, as usual for China-Australia and China-New Zealand ties.
April 21, 2016
Malcolm Turnbull’s Visit to China
By Helen Clark
The Australian PM sought to balance trade with South China Sea, investment and cybersecurity concerns.
October 21, 2014
The Great Kiwi Balancing Act
By Jeremy Todd
With a seat on the UN Security Council, New Zealand will need to find its voice on foreign policy.