Jacinda Ardern has wrapped up her week-long trip to the Pacific, saying the visit has set the Government up well to move ahead with its Pacific reset. Sam Sachdeva travelled with the Prime Minister, and looks at the trip's successes and the challenges that will come next.
In this morning's email we look into the potential costs of Fonterra's Beingmate investment, and of New Zealand's greenhouse gas trajectory.
The Cook Islands is one of the Pacific's success stories - but that success comes with its own challenges. Sam Sachdeva reports from Rarotonga on the buoyant state of the country's economy and how that may affect its future.
In today's email we found out why Air New Zealand is challenging MBIE over airport parking charges.
Tonga bore the brunt of Cyclone Gita, and New Zealand is among the nations lending a helping hand with the recovery. Sam Sachdeva reports from Nuku'alofa on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's visit and the additional assistance she has promised.
When "the daughter of Niue" returns to her home away from home, you may as well get the whole family together.
With one of the world's smallest populations in an isolated location, Niue relies heavily on New Zealand aid to combat a "brain drain". The island nation's premier has a dream of achieving self-sufficiency within five to 10 years - but can it be done? Sam Sachdeva reports from Niue.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has touched down on Niuean soil - a homecoming of sorts for a woman known by some as "the daughter of Niue".
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has brushed off concerns about Chinese aid following a meeting with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, saying grants and loans from the Asian superpower are “all out in the open”.
The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has made a blatant bid for more money in this year’s Budget - and it seems likely his prayers will be answered.