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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.

Amidst the flurry of ministerial resignations and appointments, the UK’s announcement that it is formally considering joining the CPTPP trade deal was easy to miss. Sam Sachdeva reports on the significance of the announcement, and the obstacles in the way.

New Zealand appears unlikely to follow Western allies in expelling any Russian diplomats over the poisoning of a former spy, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying our intelligence officials are unaware of any Russian spies operating here.

The UK’s High Commissioner to New Zealand Jonathan Sinclair is heading back to London after three years in the role. Sinclair spoke to Sam Sachdeva about the “adult” relationship between the two countries and what Brexit means for our existing ties.

A free trade deal between the European Union and New Zealand is moving closer to fruition - but a full-blown spat over market access could be a sign of troubles ahead.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says New Zealand will be no worse off as a result of the UK’s departure from the European Union, following bilateral talks with Prime Minister Bill English.

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson put forth the usual platitudes during his first day in New Zealand, but he has already faced some tougher questions over his country’s attitude to Kiwi arrivals. Sam Sachdeva reports.