16 Jun 2022

China in Pacific top of agenda as Wong meets Mahuta

From Checkpoint, 5:26 pm on 16 June 2022

China's creeping influence in the Pacific was front-and-centre as the New Zealand and Australian foreign ministers met in Wellington today.

It was the first official sit-down between Nanaia Mahuta and Penny Wong - but has also drawn attention to their so-far very different approaches to the role.

Here's our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.