: Australian PM Scott Morrison and NZ PM Jacinda Ardern meet in Melbourne on Friday morning.

Embracing differences

The Prime Minister may say (as she did in Melbourne on Thursday)  that she and Winston Peters sing from the same song sheet on foreign policy, but if they do, the end result can be a discordant duet. That …
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: Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Chris Seed and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters at the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee three weeks ago.

Peters makes the Beehive nervous

Foreign Minister Winston Peters will be in Washington next week and is scheduled to make a major speech to a think-tank there on the Pacific. POLITIK has learned that there is a degree of nervousness within…
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: Mark Howden

A climate of insecurity

One of the world's top climate change scientists os raising questions about New Zealand’s on billion trees programme to absorb greenhouse gas emissions. Professor Mark Howden is a Vice Chair of the Interg…
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: Trade Minister David Parker with young ASEAN diplomats at the Otago Foreign Policy School

The crisis to come

Otago University’s prestigious annual Foreign Policy School over the weekend was all about President Trump even though his name was hardly mentioned. Top of the agenda was how to deal with the growing tra…
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