It was Jacinda Ardern’s third trip to Australia in four months, but she keeps running into the same old obstacles with Malcolm Turnbull. Sam Sachdeva was in Sydney with the Prime Minister, and reports on the areas of contention - and cooperation - from her visit.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull have sat down for the start of formal talks, with both emphasising the two countries' shared values.
The state of trans-Tasman relations has been a subject of hot debate in recent years. With Jacinda Ardern set to meet her Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney, Sam Sachdeva looks at the possible points of pressure and progress when the two sit down.
In today's email we detailed the latest in politics and the economy, including Jacinda Ardern's meeting with the Australian PM.
Proposed changes to Australia's citizenship laws have angered New Zealanders who have lived there for years without the same rights as others - but it's just the latest in a series of setbacks for expat Kiwis over the years.
The first Colmar Brunton-TVNZ poll taken since Bill English became Prime Minister found support for National fell 4% to 46%, Labour rose 2% to 30%, the Greens were unchanged on 11%, New Zealand First rose 1 to 11%. Mana and ACT both rose 1% to 1% and Maori was unchanged on 1%.