A taste of Newsroom Pro from Budget day
Newsroom Pro is our subscription news service for people in business and government. Here’s a taste of what it sent to subscribers on Budget day.
US praises ‘Pacific reset’, warns over debt
A top US diplomat is warns Pacific countries against becoming “saddled with debt” as China boosts its spending.
Budget 2018: Defence wins, and loses
Defence has won an extra $400 million in annual spending in Budget 2018, but a long-hoped-for decision on replacing its Orions has been delayed again.
The man for a post-Trump world
Phil Quin shares his pick for most compelling contender for the Democratic nomination in 2020.
NK/US Summit: don’t hold your breath
The history of North Korea’s relationship with the US can only lead you to deep scepticism about the summit.
Diplomatic dealings in D.C. raise questions
Donald Trump has upended the world of diplomacy - is NZ equipped to deal with his brave new world?
Peters unveils foreign affairs boost
A $715m increase to international aid, money for 50 new diplomats and a new Sweden embassy were announced by the Foreign Minister.
Inside a US lobbyist’s deal with NZ
Arms dealers and alleged fraud: what you may not know about a US lobbyist’s ties to our country.