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Defence and foreign affairs

Global events have long had an impact on domestic politics in NZ, with protests against apartheid and nuclear weapons looming large in the collective memory. There is now heated debate about NZ’s place in an increasingly unstable and polarised world, as we find ourselves caught in the middle of growing tensions between our traditional security partner, the United States, and our largest trading partner, China.

Defence and foreign affairs

Global events have long had an impact on domestic politics in NZ, with protests against apartheid and nuclear weapons looming large in the collective memory. There is now heated debate about NZ’s place in an increasingly unstable and polarised world, as we find ourselves caught in the middle of growing tensions between our traditional security partner, the United States, and our largest trading partner, China.

Key policiesAid, development and institutionsDefence and veteransInternational relations

  • Increase support for Pacific countries adapting to climate change

    Maintain an independent foreign policy

    Focus defence spending on climate change, humanitarian aid and environmental monitoring

    Oppose New Zealand's involvement in the AUKUS alliance

    Continue public review of trade policy

    Advocate against the militarisation of the Pacific

    Promote climate change response initiatives through international institutions and trade

    Officially recognise Palestine as a state

    Support global decolonisation movements

    Support Tagata Moana leadership on climate action

    Support West Papua's independence

    Assist Pacific Island states in marine protection initiatives

  • Increase diplomatic support for Pasifika leaders

  • Withdraw from the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

    Move the Devonport naval base to Northport

    Prioritise a free trade agreement with India

  • Expand international student recruitment to more countries

    Prioritise signing a free trade deal with India

    Pursue free trade deals with the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Pacific Alliance

    Aim to reduce the impact of non-tariff barriers

  • Continue pursuing new trade deals

    Recognise Māori expertise in indigenous development in connection with international projects

    Protect indigenous intellectual property rights in trade agreements

    Conduct a trade mission to India in the first 100 days

    Ratify international convention on workplace organising

    Work towards a global pandemic treaty

  • Tie NZ's carbon price to that of our trading partners

    Abolish the Human Rights Commission

    Increase defence spending

    Ignore the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Key policiesAid, development and institutionsDefence and veteransInternational relations

  • Increase support for Pacific countries adapting to climate change

    Maintain an independent foreign policy

    Focus defence spending on climate change, humanitarian aid and environmental monitoring

    Oppose New Zealand's involvement in the AUKUS alliance

    Continue public review of trade policy

    Advocate against the militarisation of the Pacific

    Promote climate change response initiatives through international institutions and trade

    Officially recognise Palestine as a state

    Support global decolonisation movements

    Support Tagata Moana leadership on climate action

    Support West Papua's independence

    Assist Pacific Island states in marine protection initiatives

  • Increase diplomatic support for Pasifika leaders

  • Withdraw from the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

    Move the Devonport naval base to Northport

    Prioritise a free trade agreement with India

  • Expand international student recruitment to more countries

    Prioritise signing a free trade deal with India

    Pursue free trade deals with the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Pacific Alliance

    Aim to reduce the impact of non-tariff barriers

  • Continue pursuing new trade deals

    Recognise Māori expertise in indigenous development in connection with international projects

    Protect indigenous intellectual property rights in trade agreements

    Conduct a trade mission to India in the first 100 days

    Ratify international convention on workplace organising

    Work towards a global pandemic treaty

  • Tie NZ's carbon price to that of our trading partners

    Abolish the Human Rights Commission

    Increase defence spending

    Ignore the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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