Water ownership rights for Maori did not come up during a “warm but practical conversation” with the members of the Iwi Chairs Forum, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says.
New Zealand has confirmed it will join Australia in a World Trade Organisation complaint against Canada over allegedly “arbitrary and disadvantageous” treatment of wine imports.
The World Trade Organisation’s latest conference ended with a lot of talk but no meaningful action. With the United States continuing its attacks on the body and a lack of leadership from other countries, where does the WTO go from here? Sam Sachdeva reports.
The Government’s plans to introduce a royalty on bottled water exports has hit a major stumbling block, with New Zealand’s chief trade negotiator for the TPP suggesting such a move would violate existing free trade deals.
Analysis: Sam Sachdeva, who traveled to Da Nang and Manila for the Apec and East Asia Summit assesses Jacinda Ardern's first foray into global leader summitry as largely positive.
After a few fraught days, the TPP was given new life. However, the struggles to get the deal across the line and other issues raise questions about obstacles to multilateral trade and what that means for New Zealand, as Sam Sachdeva reports.
After a dramatic few days of talks, the 11 TPP countries have reached an agreement on “the core elements” of the trade deal. But what has changed from the original text, and what issues remain to be resolved? Sam Sachdeva reports from the Apec summit in Da Nang, Vietnam.
The TPP has a new name and a new lease of life, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says, with Canada returning to the table after initially seeming to deliver a critical blow to the fate of the deal.
After domestic turmoil over the TPP, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had put New Zealand in a position to sign off on the free trade deal - only for Canada to scupper talks at the last minute. Sam Sachdeva reports on the state of play from the Apec summit in Da Nang, Vietnam.
Talks to sign off on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal have sensationally collapsed in the final stages, after Canada was a no-show at a meeting of leaders to finalise an agreement.