Category : Opinion
Author: Geoffrey Miller

Opinion - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern intends to continue a more pro-Western foreign policy strategy, if her agenda from a hectic week of diplomacy is anything to go by.

Article: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/on-the-inside/475596/jacinda-ardern-s-tilt-towards-the-west-continues-at-un
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Category : News
Author: Thomas Manch

The New Zealand Government has no plans to follow Australia in investigating measures to curb Tiktok’s data-harvesting, but Andrew Little, the minister responsible for intelligence services, has warned users here to be cautious.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/129781565/tiktok-concerns-on-agenda-for-intelligence-talks
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Category : News
Author: RNZ

The government intends to charge GST on fees paid on KiwiSaver accounts from April 2026, potentially netting it hundreds of millions more in taxes.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2022/08/government-s-plan-to-charge-gst-on-kiwisaver-fees-a-wealth-tax-fund-manager.html
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Category : Analysis
Author: Torika Tokalau

Defence Minister Peeni Henare will lead a small contingent from New Zealand to the Solomon Islands to attend the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Guadalcanal.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/129479771/defence-minister-leads-delegation-to-mark-80th-anniversary-of-battle-of-guadalcanal
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Category : News
Author: Russell Palmer

National and Labour are toeing the one-China line, but ACT leader David Seymour says he would be happy to visit Taiwan if invited.

Article: https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/political/472160/taiwan-visits-not-up-to-the-ccp-to-decide-seymour
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Category : News
Author: Associated Press

The commander of the United States military in the Pacific said Monday he wants to expand and strengthen its ties with New Zealand.

Article: https://www.1news.co.nz/2022/08/01/us-seeks-to-expand-ties-with-new-zealand-amid-china-worries/
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