New Zealand’s View of a Changing Asia

New Zealand’s View of a Changing Asia

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and China's Premier Li Keqiang attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, April 1, 2019. Jason Lee/Reuters
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Asia is going through a transformation, and New Zealand is rethinking its role in the region. David Capie explains how New Zealand’s perception of China has changed and how it is adjusting to uncertainty over the United States’ vision for Asia.


This podcast series is part of a project on Northeast Asian Nationalisms and the U.S.-Japan Alliance, which is made possible through support from the U.S.-Japan Foundation.

Sheila A. Smith

Senior Fellow for Japan Studies

David Capie

Director of the Centre for Strategic Studies, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science & International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington