Opinion

New Zealand's Five Eyes hesitance is naive at best, dangerous at worst

By Clive Williams
April 22 2021 - 5:25am
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta. Picture: Getty Images
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta. Picture: Getty Images

New Zealand has reportedly told Australia and its other Five Eyes partners that it is "uncomfortable" about expanding the role of the grouping beyond intelligence sharing as it tries to maintain a close economic relationship with China.

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