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20 July 2016

America’s Vice President arrives in New Zealand today

Interview on RNZ Morning Report with Fiona Cooper Clarke from the NZUS Council on the visit of US Vice President Joe Biden to Auckland. | Read more

03 July 2015

Future Partners participate in 2015 Pacific Partnership Forum

For the third consecutive Partnership Forum, a group of Future Partners ("FPs") attended the 2015 Forum. The FPs are gathered from young leaders across the country who have connections to the United States. This year's group included five previous congressional interns from the University of Canterbury and Victoria University, three American researchers studying in New Zealand on a Fulbright Scholarship, and a young Kiwi businessman working in Silicon Valley. | Read more

30 June 2015

Simon Power: NZ-US alliance offers stake in the future

Partnership forum this year focuses on emerging leadership to steer direction of region in years to come. | Read more

16 May 2015

Remarks to NZIIA Nelson

Remarks to NZIIA Nelson from NZUS Council Executive Director Fiona Cooper Clarke Remarks to NZIIA Nelson NZUS Council Executive Director Fiona Cooper Clarke Thank you Hugo, good evening everyone, thank you for the invitation to speak with you today. It’s a real treat to be back in Nelson. | Read more

20 June 2014

Unfinished business between pals

We have been referred to as "very very very close friends" but the latest way to describe the relationship between New Zealand and the United States is "the new normal". | Read more

25 February 2014

Data needed in TPP debate

In his recent article calling into question international research on the possible benefits of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), Simon Terry of the Sustainability Council asks why there is reluctance to discuss the overall costs and benefits. In fact the NZ US Council drew attention to the quantitative study on TPP back in May 2012. | Read more

12 February 2014

APEC comes to Auckland

When the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) meets in Auckland this week the future health of the Asia Pacific region will be top of mind. | Read more

31 January 2014

TPP - end in sight?

2014 is shaping up as crunch time for TPP, writes Stephen Jacobi. | Read more

21 November 2013

Chairman’s report to the 2013 AGM

Chairman's report to the 2013 AGM | Read more

13 November 2013

Regional economic integration - Is it all headed in the same direction?

Address by Stephen Jacobi to NZIIA Symposium "Asia Pacific Integration - The Economic and Security Dimensions for New Zealand" - Wellington, 13 November 2013 | Read more

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