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Upsetting New Zealand’s most significant trading partner seems like a very silly thing to do. So, why, Chris Trotter asks, did Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta do it?
23rd Nov 20, 9:00am
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Upsetting New Zealand’s most significant trading partner seems like a very silly thing to do. So, why, Chris Trotter asks, did Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta do it?
Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
4th Apr 19, 8:39am
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Peter Dunne bemoans the current sorry state of politics, which has seen the demise of give-and-take and balanced argument that had previously been the hallmarks of liberal democracy
PM's visit to China sees 7th round of negotiations on updated NZ-China FTA to happen 'soon', a double tax agreement between NZ and China refreshed and other MoUs signed 
1st Apr 19, 8:30pm
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PM's visit to China sees 7th round of negotiations on updated NZ-China FTA to happen 'soon', a double tax agreement between NZ and China refreshed and other MoUs signed 
Winston Peters commits to giving Fijian military more support as countries engage in 'reinvigorated relations'; Welcomes more seasonal workers from Fiji
28th Feb 19, 12:55pm
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Winston Peters commits to giving Fijian military more support as countries engage in 'reinvigorated relations'; Welcomes more seasonal workers from Fiji
Winston Peters links Jenny Shipley's China-praising "opinion piece" to her Chinese business interests; Shipley refuses to comment
20th Feb 19, 4:27pm
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Winston Peters links Jenny Shipley's China-praising "opinion piece" to her Chinese business interests; Shipley refuses to comment
Trade Minister mulls invite to Belt and Road conference in China, while Chinese media reportedly falsely attributes praises of the initiative to former PM
19th Feb 19, 2:45pm
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Trade Minister mulls invite to Belt and Road conference in China, while Chinese media reportedly falsely attributes praises of the initiative to former PM
Ardern and Parker avoid US-China crossfire while talking trade; Commit to consulting with public on what should and shouldn't be in free trade agreements
14th May 18, 5:02pm
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Ardern and Parker avoid US-China crossfire while talking trade; Commit to consulting with public on what should and shouldn't be in free trade agreements
Peter Dunne questions whether the Prime Minister is 'playing a long game' with the assertion that Russian spies are not active in New Zealand
28th Mar 18, 10:32am
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Peter Dunne questions whether the Prime Minister is 'playing a long game' with the assertion that Russian spies are not active in New Zealand
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank eyes opportunities to help Pacific Islands crack down on illegal fishing; Outreach met with scepticism by veteran Pacific watcher
14th Mar 18, 4:59pm
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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank eyes opportunities to help Pacific Islands crack down on illegal fishing; Outreach met with scepticism by veteran Pacific watcher
A year after winning the US election, Trump is leading his country from centre stage to the wings of international affairs, writes the University of Auckland's Stephen Hoadley
10th Nov 17, 11:10am
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A year after winning the US election, Trump is leading his country from centre stage to the wings of international affairs, writes the University of Auckland's Stephen Hoadley
Zaynab el Bernoussi says the People's Republic is using its shared colonial history with the global South strategically
7th Dec 16, 9:06am
by Guest
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Zaynab el Bernoussi says the People's Republic is using its shared colonial history with the global South strategically
Professor Siah Hwee Ang on accusations Bill English is bowing to Chinese interests and the Philippines' 'dramatic' separation from the US
22nd Oct 16, 5:02am
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Professor Siah Hwee Ang on accusations Bill English is bowing to Chinese interests and the Philippines' 'dramatic' separation from the US
Dealing with foreign property buyers, steel dumping allegations and disputes in the South China Sea - without upsetting the Chinese dragon
7th Sep 16, 3:07pm
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Dealing with foreign property buyers, steel dumping allegations and disputes in the South China Sea - without upsetting the Chinese dragon