In this morning's email we led with the news that the forced closure of an Auckland education provider could pose a serious threat to the export education industry.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed concerns about a break-in at the home of an academic investigating Chinese influence in New Zealand, saying she will “ask some questions” of officials.
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.
As China continues its rise on the world stage, some are concerned about how the country is seeking to exert influence. Is it scaremongering, or should New Zealand be more worried? Sam Sachdeva and Shane Cowlishaw report.