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

Focus on Nepal

By Dr Anita Perkins  A beautiful land-locked country in South Asia Nepal is a country in South Asia of about 29 million inhabitants and 147km ... Continue Reading >>

Keeping up to date with what’s going on in Asia: Podcasts and new sources

By Dr Anita PerkinsMembers of the Asia forum are keen to keep up with current events in the Asia Pacific Region. Aside from the Forum’s regular ... Continue Reading >>

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 >>