Media coverage of NZ and Aust Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting

Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee. (Photo: NZME)

4 May 2017

Media covering today’s meeting between Gerry Brownlee and Julie Bishop.


Gerry Brownlee meets with Australia counterpart over Kiwi treatment – NZ Herald

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.


Gerry Brownlee and his Aussie counterpart Julie Bishop meet after contentious student fee proposal – Stuff

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.


Julie Bishop smooths New Zealand anger over university fee changes – news.com.au

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.

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