: 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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: Russia' Ambassador to New Zealand. Georgii Viktorovich Zuev
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What is it with Peters and Russia?

In a week which has already seen Winston Peters and New Zealand First go it alone on refugee policy, Peters surprised western diplomats in Wellington yesterday with a low key response to the naming of the Ru…
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