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Michael Powles

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New Zealand’s Pacific sea change

The recent foreign policy reset in New Zealand is underpinned by mutual respect and a set of five Cabinet-approved guiding principles: understanding, friendship, mutual benefit, collective ambition, and sustainability. It is a message that will be well received in both the Pacific and New Zealand.
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New Zealand and China in a fractured world

China is unlikely to be influenced by advice from countries which seem intent on seeking to contain its growth or restrict its role as a great power, writes Michael Powles.