: 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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: The Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Chris Seed and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Winston Peters at the Committee hearing yesterday.

Peters to tell the US we want respect

Foreign Minister Winston Peters is off to the United States within the next three weeks to press New Zealand's case for a free trade agreement. Appearing before Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Defence and Tr…
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Part of the way with the USA

National announced yesterday that it would aggressively pursue a free trade agreement with the United States and almost immediately got shot down by one of the experts it had invited to comment on its foreig…
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