Malaysia and New Zealand: Becoming Closer Neighbours All the Time

Trade between New Zealand and Malaysia totalled over NZ$1 billion for the year ended June. As well, there are major cultural and social links between the two countries. “Over the years, tens of thousands of Malaysians have been educated in New Zealand, enriching the cultural lives of our campuses,” said Minister of New Zealand Trade Negotiations and Agriculture Jim Sutton, speaking at a lunch in Kuala Lumpur. He then went on to call for lower trade barriers.  


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Oldest Surviving Photograph of Māori Discovered

Oldest Surviving Photograph of Māori Discovered

The oldest surviving photograph of a Māori person, a picture of Hemi Pomara, has been discovered in the National Library of Australia, an historical “scoop” being lauded on both sides of…