NZ to host ‘virtual’ APEC in 2021
Covid-19 complications have made it too hard to commit to physical hosting, the Government says.
High trade hopes between old allies
The NZ-UK trade talks that launched recently offer renewed hope and optimism for an agreement that benefits these historical allies, writes Dr Asha Sundaram.
Border measures in place for the long haul
The Government is gearing up to fund hotel rooms for thousands of returning Kiwis through the end of the year, at least.
Parker lays into EU over ‘paltry’ trade offer
A poor market access offer for NZ’s agriculture sector makes FTA talks unworkable, our Trade Minister says.
Tip-toeing around China
China is making sure a good crisis is not going to waste.
Jacinda Ardern on the road to recovery
The Prime Minister is still standing after a taxing few months - but where to next?
NZ, Australia confirm bubble plans
Jacinda Ardern has announced in concert with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison that the two nations are making plans for a trans-Tasman travel bubble.
After Covid-19: Who can NZ trust?
Already criticised for its non-transparent early response to the Wuhan outbreak, China is now being portrayed as the early opportunist, turning a crisis causing great suffering elsewhere to its own advantage. Peter Jennings, the Director of the...
NZ eyes a disjointed world post-Covid
Covid-19 has brought back the nation state - what does that mean for the global system which has been so good for us?