: Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee receives the commemoration certification of the speech he delivered at National Defence University PLA China. 

NZ ARMY OFFICERS TO TRAIN IN CHINA

New Zealand military personnel have begun training with their Chinese counterparts --- part of a growing relationship between the huge People’s Liberation Army and the New Zealand Defence Force. The lates…
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FrontPage: Former Treasury Secretay and lead AIIB negotiator, john Whitehead

NEW ZEALAND'S LOW KEY DIPLOMATIC TRIUMPH

It may be our most low key diplomatic triumph. But as Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Select Committee heard yesterday New Zealand has already had a disproportionate influence in China’s new Asian Infrastr…
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:  Gerard van Bohemen NZ Ambassador to the UN in the Security Council 2015

THE RETURN OF THE DIPLOMATS

It’s one of the ironies of this Government that an administration which sought to purge the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and make it work under a business model with its main priority being trade …
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FrontPage: Dr Anthony Smith, National Assessments Manager, Bureau of National Assessments.

KIWI SPOOK COMES IN FROM THE COLD

  One of New Zealand’s top intelligence analysts came in from the cold over the weekend and debated intelligence policy with academics at the Otago Foreign Policy School. Dr Anthony Smith is the Assessm…
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