Snow season thaw for Aussie-Kiwi PM relations?

Snow season thaw for Aussie-Kiwi PM relations?
Last time they met, Jacinda Ardern gave ScoMo a scolding about '501' deportations.
Pattrick Smellie
Australian prime minister Scott Morrison will make his first international trip since closing Australian borders to covid-19 last year when he visits Queenstown on Sunday and Monday, May 30 and 31.He meets formally with his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern on the Monday in a resumption of the annual trans-Tasman Leaders’ Meeting, which had been postponed because both countries closed their borders to covid-19 14 months ago.The pair last met in Sydney in February 2020, when the NZ prime minister scolded Morrison for “testing th...

More Politics

The industrial policy debate never seems to go away
Economy

Dileepa Fonseka: The industrial policy debate never seems to go away

Industrial policy is getting a second hearing around the world, including in NZ.

Superyacht season in a migration war zone begins again
Politics Migrant crisis

Superyacht season in a migration war zone begins again

EU hands border control to Libya: the Med is now the world’s deadliest migrant route.

Bloomberg 21 Apr 2024
Sniffing the breeze on the next four months
Economy

Pattrick Smellie: Sniffing the breeze on the next four months

A soon-to-be international absconder ponders what he'll find on return to NZ.

Pattrick Smellie 19 Apr 2024
NZ-Thai partnership ‘significant’ in scope
Politics

NZ-Thai partnership ‘significant’ in scope

An Asia expert says deal between nations is significant because of its breadth. 

Dileepa Fonseka 18 Apr 2024