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NZ and US should ‘quickly deepen’ relationship: Ardern

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 29 Apr 2021

Pattrick Smellie
Thu, 29 Apr 2021
New Zealand and the United States should “move quickly to deepen the relationship” between the two countries, spurred on by the challenges of covid-19 and the US return to the global climate change battle under president Joe Biden, said prime minister Jacinda Ardern.However, speaking early this morning NZ time to an American Chamber of Commerce audience in the US, she held out little prospect of NZ agreeing to watering down the terms of the CPTPP Asia-Pacific trade and investment pact just to let the US back in.Asked by the vice-pre...

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