APEC ends in disarray
In a dramatic end to a slow-building drama, the US and China have prevented APEC leaders from issuing an official communique.
Ardern rejects refugee reports
Jacinda Ardern has rejected reports in Australian media that New Zealand is blocking refugees from Nauru who wish to travel here on a holiday visa.
Barefoot and empowered: NZ’s link to solar grandmas
New Zealand-born Meagan Fallone is bringing solar electricity to the poorest people in the world.
A profound repudiation of Trumpism
Phil Quin says talk of the US mid-term election result being a split decision misses some big, ominous points for the Republican Party of Donald Trump.
Women mean business in saving chocolate
We’ve all heard about ‘chocopocalypse’, but just how tough are the challenges facing cocoa farmers?
NZ could be ‘honest broker’ influence in geopolitics
Former Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon explains why the impact of China-US relations isn’t the only driver in today’s world order.
Follow the money and the influence
Bernard Hickey calls out our politicians for being soft on China and its attempts to influence our politics. He argues for inquiries into electoral finance rules and China’s activities here.
South Korea may lift sanctions on North Korea
South Korea is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea.