New Zealand’s Ardern Tours Polynesia, What About the Politics?

“For New Zealand to truly “reset” its relationship in the Pacific and be a “good and active neighbor,” Peters outlined five guiding principle in his Sydney speech. These were: understanding, friendship, mutual benefit, collective ambition and sustainability. The final principle being a pressing and existential concern for Pacific Island states and one that both New Zealand and Australia need to take more seriously in order to gain greater respect in the region.”

Read more: https://thediplomat.com/2018/03/new-zealands-ardern-tours-polynesia-what-about-the-politics/

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