Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison hongi in Queenstown after his arrival to NZ. (Photo supplied)
30 May 2021
Derek Cheng – New Zealand Herald
It’s the first time Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has met Jacinda Ardern face to face since February last year. Tonight Morrison and Ardern are attending a business reception at Skyline Queenstown and tomorrow they will have formal talks.
Morrison, who had been in the Greater Melbourne area recently, and his entourage were required to test negative for the virus before landing in New Zealand.
Tomorrow the leaders are expected to dismiss recent speculation that the trans-Tasman relationship is at its most tense in years, given differences over China and ongoing ructions over how New Zealanders are treated in Australia.
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