The job of Donald Trump’s New Zealand representative would seem a nightmare to some, but Scott Brown says he’s “the luckiest guy in the world”. Brown marks his first year as Washington’s man in Wellington this week, and spoke to Sam Sachdeva about the highs and lows of the job so far.
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New US Ambassador Scott Brown has arrived in Wellington, urging Kiwis to give President Donald Trump a fair go. Brown says Trump’s America First policy does not mean isolationism and has hinted at a greater role for the US in the Pacific so China “knows we’re there”, as Sam Sachdeva writes.
Centrefold, waterboarding advocate, an inappropriate choice - Scott Brown has been labelled many things in New Zealand, but what is he likely to do as the United States' man in Wellington?