PM Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will stick to a ‘principles-based approach’ to foreign policy. Photo: AFP PM Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will stick to a ‘principles-based approach’ to foreign policy. Photo: AFP
PM Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will stick to a ‘principles-based approach’ to foreign policy. Photo: AFP

New Zealand to stay true to values even amid growing differences with China, Ardern says

  • New Zealand’s differences with its top trading partner are becoming ‘harder to reconcile’, including on Xinjiang and Hong Kong, the PM says
  • Her remarks follow recent pressure by allies to embrace the Five Eyes’ expanding remit from an intelligence alliance to a forum for publicly challenging Beijing

Topic |   China-New Zealand relations
PM Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will stick to a ‘principles-based approach’ to foreign policy. Photo: AFP PM Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will stick to a ‘principles-based approach’ to foreign policy. Photo: AFP
PM Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will stick to a ‘principles-based approach’ to foreign policy. Photo: AFP
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