Donald Trump and Brexit have given many people cause for concern about the future of the current world order. British economist Philippe Legrain spoke to Sam Sachdeva about tackling the public pessimism behind the rise of protectionism - and why there should be greater optimism about employing refugees.
The European Union’s top-ranking diplomat has talked up greater cooperation with New Zealand during a flying visit to the country, saying the EU is a reliable partner in an increasingly unstable environment.
The Government has formally launched its Trade for All agenda, with Jacinda Ardern saying the public’s confidence in trade must be rebuilt. Just another working group, or a savvy play to win back business confidence? Sam Sachdeva reports.
US President Donald Trump has signed legislation that will make it easier for New Zealanders to trade or invest in the world's biggest economy.
One of Jacinda Ardern's earliest tasks as prime minister was to mend the trans-Tasman relationship. New rumbles have erupted while Ardern has been on maternity leave, but talk of the end of a glorious friendship seems overblown, as Robert Ayson writes for The Interpreter.
The Government and Kiwi exporters have come out firing against a European Union proposal to split up tariff access post-Brexit, warning of a “potential spiral” into tit-for-tat action. Sam Sachdeva reports.
Nervousness in Latin America about rising protectionist sentiment could help New Zealand to secure a better trade deal as the region's countries look towards the Asia-Pacific, Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker says. Sam Sachdeva reports.
Bilateral relations between New Zealand and the United States have taken some cautious steps forward, with the resumption of a trade dialogue and business visa access for Kiwis moving closer to reality. Sam Sachdeva reports.
Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters welcomed a green light from the US Congress making it easier for New Zealanders seeking to trade or invest in the world's biggest economy.
The Government has temporarily extended another of its military deployments to the Middle East, setting up a cluster of crucial decisions to be made before the end of the year.