“Get some guts and join the right side!” That was the remark of then-Prime Minister John Key of the National Party in response to criticisms of his decision to deploy… Continue reading "Putting an end to “mission creep”"
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As they are paid for by taxpayer dollars, many New Zealanders become critical when they see elected politicians traveling overseas. The most common accusation is that these public servants are… Continue reading "No, the Foreign Minister’s overseas trips are not “vacations”"
In the lead-up to the much-awaited first budget of the new Labour-New Zealand First government, the Rt. Hon Foreign Minister Winston Peters announced a significant funding win for his ministry, which… Continue reading "Investing in Stronger Ties with the Pacific"