Better Late Than Never: South Korea and New Zealand in the South Pacific
By Alexander C. Tan
Seoul and Wellington were late to the Indo-Pacific party, but now have a chance to demonstrate middle power agency.
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.
The Politics of Apology in the Pacific
By Patricia O’Brien
Besides being the right thing to do, apologies bring diplomatic and political gains in a region haunted by colonial and imperial atrocities.
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’s Pacific Reset: Building Relations Amid Increased Regional Competition
By Grant Wyeth
New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters made recent visits to the Solomon Island and Vanuatu.