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If you neglect those who are currently poor and stable, you may create more poor and unstable people. There has been a tremendous concentration of…
As New Zealanders, we’ve been in on the United Nations from the very beginning, played a role in the drafting of the charter – it…
Well, we don’t think for a moment that either the U.S. or Australia are out to damage the New Zealand economy, but if there were…
I’ve been round Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, and China in the last few months and the message that I’ve been taking is that New Zealand…
I think it’s inevitable that New Zealand will become a republic and that would reflect the reality that New Zealand is a totally sovereign-independent 21st…
Fortunately New Zealand doesn’t have land borders so we are able to be somewhat more rigorous on who gets in and out of our country…
We don’t want to deal with a separatist party.
Well, there have been periods in the past when prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand were at each others’ throats publicly and frequently. That’s…
People are optimistic about the future.
I’m not into power for the sake of it.
Of course I have an opinion on many things but I don’t micromanage.
I don’t know that you’re ever going to persuade New Zealanders that they’re not going to own their own homes and I’m not going to…
Health and education are always issues.
Business can talk itself into a blue funk.
Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries on earth. Security issue or no security issue, there would need to be a focus on it.
Well of course New Zealand isn’t anti-American.
Of course as a small country you’re not necessarily in the strongest negotiating position unless you’re negotiating with other small countries.
Marine protected areas, and particularly no-take zones, are very effective in allowing regeneration of fish stocks.
In the end, there will always be a fundamental difference of perspective between New Zealand and Australia on defense, whoever is in government.
I think that generally New Zealand is respected for the positions it takes because it thinks them through.
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