Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee. (Photo: NZME)
4 May 2017
Media covering today’s meeting between Gerry Brownlee and Julie Bishop.
Brownlee said much progress had been made. He said Prime Minister Bill English had been clear that Australia was a good friend, despite recent comments about changes in Australia. “The reality is that we are separate countries.”
Aus price-rise shock a ‘one-off’ – Brownlee – Radio NZ
The way the government was caught off guard by Australia’s sudden tertiary education price-rise this week was a “one-off”, Foreign Minister Gerry Brownlee says.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Gerry Brownlee and his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop have pledged to take expats’ needs seriously after discussing contentious trans-Tasman issues including the rights of Kiwi students.
The Foreign Affairs Minister met her New Zealand counterpart Gerry Brownlee in Sydney today for talks after NZ Prime Minister Bill English slammed the Turnbull Government’s university funding overhaul announced this week.