With news of a burglary at the home of a New Zealand academic investigating China's influence efforts in the country, Michael Reddell says there is no sign from any politician of the will to tackle growing concerns about foreign interference here.
In today's email we detailed the call by Winston Peters for an investigation into the background and activities of National list MP Jian Yang, we asked where to now for the WTO, and we reported from India about the boom and bust of our export education industry.
Political scientist Bryce Edwards argues New Zealand needs to have a careful debate now about China's use of soft power to influence our political system, rather than ignore it and face a nasty one later.
In today's email we looked into China's "more muscular approach" on the world stage and what it might mean for New Zealand.
After a year of huge ups and downs, Andrew Little is preparing for yet more change. He speaks to Shane Cowlishaw about his new ministerial roles and how he will make his mark.
In this morning's email we looked in detail at the latest from the Apec and EAS meetings, including the resuscitation of the TPP trade deal, now brought back to life as the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters has met with his Chinese counterpart, pledging to help track down escaped suspects of corruption while failing to raise his pre-election concerns about the country’s growing influence in New Zealand.
In today's email we look at the changes ahead for Auckland's transport and housing under a new Government.
Incoming Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says concerns about Chinese influence in New Zealand are not getting the coverage they should be - but he has dodged questions about whether he still wants an inquiry into a National MP with links to Chinese military intelligence.
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