Former US Ambassador Derek Shearer (Photo: Tinaz Karbhari)

Former US ambassador sees hope for TPP, holds fears about Trump

Fri 12 Aug 1

Derek Shearer says the Obama White House has blundered with "bad messaging" about the TPP.  With special feature audio and video.

Todd McClay: ‘We need a broad strategy to help us deliver on some basic objectives’

McClay assures new trade policy focuses NZ’s resources

Fri 5 Aug

New Zealand’s trade policy is focusing its limited resources on the right things even while big deals look shaky, assures trade minister Todd McClay.

President Barack Obama

Why TPP (or something like it) is inevitable


In geopolitics, concepts without utility don't last very long.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with President Barack Obama

Singapore PM reminds US TPP is bigger than petty politics

Thu 4 Aug 4

If the US neglects its responsibility to Asia, it will be remembered for a long time.

An ill-judged bromance?

Clinton regains lead with post-convention bounce

Sat 30 Jul 29

Trump tries to recover from Russian hacking comment.

Joyce and Key, with Conservation Minister Maggie Barry in between, compare notes on possum eradication

Political week: no nukes vs no possums

Fri 29 Jul 1

Labour and National make disparate pitches on the theme of national identity. With special feature audio.


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