Patron: Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

The Festive Period in Asia

By Dr Anita PerkinsTwenty seventeen has been an intense year for geopolitics in the Asia Pacific. The Asia Forum’s talks here in Wellington have ... Continue Reading >>

A Snap Election, Nuclear Threats and growing trade: Current big topics in Asia – Pacific News

By Dr Anita PerkinsAs we enter the final quarter of 2017, the geopolitical news from the Asia-Pacific region keeps coming thick and fast. Here are ... Continue Reading >>

China’s international influence: perceptions of soft power

By Dr Anita PerkinsThe previous Asia Forum article looked at shifting geopolitical geometry and the ways in which new international relationships ... Continue Reading >>

Geopolitical Geometry – In this changing world, how do countries shape themselves around Asia?

By Anita PerkinsThis year has brought with it seismic change, shifting geopolitical tectonic plates. For the first time in decades, world powers ... Continue Reading >>

Asia Forum Vice-Regal Patronage

Asia Forum has been grateful that, since its inception 20 years ago, former Governors-General including the Right Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright ... Continue Reading >>