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

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 >>

Myanmar in Transition: From Cyclone Nargis to 2015 Elections

By Kate YesbergAsia Forum’s September event was presented by Fiona Natusch, Business Development Manager at Proximity Designs, a social enterprise ... Continue Reading >>

A perspective on the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)

The AEC has attracted a lot of attention from local and international business communities because of its huge market of more than 600 million people, ... Continue Reading >>

Capital Punishment: Indonesia’s View

By Jose TavaresAmbassador of Indonesia to New Zealand, Samoa and TongaIt is deeply regrettable that certain individuals must face the death ... Continue Reading >>