Modest China trade upgrade a win
An upgraded FTA with China is not all NZ had hoped for - but that it has happened at all is a win in an uncertain environment.
NZ set to sign China FTA upgrade
After years of delay and fears of the worst, a deal could be signed as soon as this weekend.
Dairy prices up slightly in global auction
Dairy prices rose slightly in the latest global auction overnight.
Trump’s limp speech on ‘Dictator Day’
The US president’s address was tepid - but his message, as well of those from other populists, will be of great concern to NZ and others.
Ardern hails ‘warm’ meeting with Trump
They talked golf, guns and trade - but why was it a “pull-aside”, rather than a “bilateral” meeting?
Chicken and egg exports halted
Chicken and egg exports to some countries have been halted following the likely detection of a poultry virus here.
Testing times for UK democracy
British democracy has been shown to be more fragile than thought, and the next two months will test it to the limits.
Why the future of dairy looks scary
Dairy’s huge role earning export dollars for New Zealand is facing a threat some say could bring it to its knees.