13 Jun 2022

Analysis: Jacinda Ardern's trip to Australia

From Morning Report, 8:16 am on 13 June 2022

The Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has hailed her visit to Sydney as a "reset" of a trans-Tasman relationship which had soured in recent years - primarily over Australia's intractible stance on its 501 deportation policy.

The new Australian leader, Anthony Albanese, said he had "listened" to New Zealand's concern during their talks - a response which Ardern said was a significant improvement on any feedback she'd received from Canberra previously.

This morning she Morning Report us the request to re-visit the deportation policy is sensible.

RNZ political reporter Katie Scotcher was in Sydney to cover the Prime