: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the 2nd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership summit (RCEP) on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Singapore.  (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

There is more to Asia than China

The intrigue and speculation about the state of New Zealand’s relationship with China took another turn yesterday with the news that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s proposed trip there in four weeks is n…
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: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) and New Zealand's Foreign Minister Murray McCully attend a news conference after talks in Beijing, China, in October, 2016

McCully defends the China relationship

The former Foreign Minister, Murray McCully, has come out in defence of his Government’s relationship with China. McCully, who has said virtually nothing in public since he retired at the last election, s…
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:  Then Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little meets Iraqi troops who were trained by NZ troops at Camp Taji in Iraq.

Once were not warriors

New Zealand’s defence partners, particularly the Australians, will have breathed a sigh of relief with the news yesterday that our troops are to stay in Iraq until at least June next year, It may not be w…
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