New Zealand International Review

bimonthly journal devoted to the discussion and understanding of international issues that affect New Zealand.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 4, July

Angus Ross OBE, MC AND BAR, ED 1911 - 2000
At its meeting on 27 May the National Council noted the death in Dunedin, three days earlier, of Emeritus Professor Angus Ross, a long-serving member and office bearer of the NZIIA. From 1931, when he became a student at Otago University, he was actively...
FIJI: Coups and Conflict in Melanesia
John Henderson examines recent events in Fiji in light of the situation in the wider Melanesian region. The violence surrounding the military takeover of Fiji in May 2000 is the latest outbreak of what has become a growing pattern of conflict in...
HONG KONG: Three Years after the Hand-Over
C.K. Yeung and Jian Yang review the situation in the former British colony on the third anniversary of its reincorporation in China. Three years have passed since Hong Kong was returned to Chinese sovereignty on 1 July 1997. To demonstrate its commitment...
How New Zealand Sees Itself in the World
Simon Upton comments on the nature of New Zealand's engagement with the international community. In commenting as the Opposition's spokesman on foreign policy, it might be assumed that I have some expertise in foreign policy and the conduct of New...
Institute Notes
National Office and branch activities. The NZIIA held its ninth annual dinner at the Wellington Club on Friday, 26 May, with about 150 present. The President of the NZIIA, Sir Frank Holmes, with Lady Holmes, presided over the occasion, and in a...
NEW ZEALAND FOREIGN POLICY: Pushing the Big Ideas
Helen Clark outlines her government's approach to the question of New Zealand's stance in the world. We are five and a half months now into the life of the new government. In the 1970s and 1980s changes of government in New Zealand led to quite...
SOUTH ASIA: The Most Dangerous Place in the World?
Rouben Azizian reports on a recent conference in Auckland. The Department of Political Studies of the University of Auckland in association with the Centre for Strategic Studies, Wellington, and the NZIIA's Auckland branch organised a conference...
Where to in Foreign Policy?
Phil Goff outlines key elements in the Labour-Alliance government's approach to world affairs. It was just under a year ago when I last spoke with the National Council of the NZIIA at Victoria University. The topic was `New Zealand Policy towards...