Ian Kennedy: New Zealand-Japan relationship in 'excellent shape'
With Japan top of mind ahead of the Rugby World Cup and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's visit, Ian Kennedy, former ambassador to Japan and a regular visitor, shares his personal insights into New Zealand’s relationship with Japan.
5 things to know about Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo
Abe Shinzo is the prime minister of Japan and president of the Liberal Democratic Party, which rules in coalition with the Komeito party. Here are five things to know about the “comeback kid” of Japanese politics.
Sport, earthquakes and language: NZ's relationship with Japan
Japan: it's the home of Sony, sushi and Toyota. But New Zealand's relationship with Japan goes much further than a love of Japanese tech, food and cars. Here are five unique things that link New Zealand and Japan.