: Jacinda Ardern meets President Xi Jinping in Beijing yesterday

China: it's a matter of trust

The Prime Minister left Beijing last night with the relationship with China, if not restored to its previous heights, at least with the potential to be so. The clue to where things were at came in brief int…
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: Arriving in Beijing, Cark Gayford and the Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern are escorted into the Kerry Hotel late last night by hotel general manager,Sinan Yilmaz.<br /><br />

Ardern in China: the big test

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived in Beijing early this morning (NZ time) for what is the most critical foreign trip she has done in her time in office. Today she will meet Premier Li Keqiang and Presid…
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: Malaysian supporters of New Zealand make their views known at the NZ High Commission in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia backs New Zealand

Foreign Minister Winston Peters yesterday got a top-level reception on his one day visit to Kuala Lumpur. He told POLITIK last night that he had met with the Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan…
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: Australian PM Scott Morrison with his NZ counterpart, Jacinda Ardern in Auckland on Friday.

The elephant in the window

It wasn’t so much an elephant in the room as an elephant  glaring in through the window. When Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison,  had a series of meetings at Auckland’s Sky City Grand Hotel on…
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