Story: United States and New Zealand

Free trade talks

Free trade talks

This cartoon from May 2009 expresses strong disappointment that New Zealand (unlike Australia) had not achieved a free trade agreement with the United States. Instead New Zealand farmers would continue to compete against American farmers, who had the advantage of subsidies.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0011331
Cartoon by James Hubbard

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Robert Ayson and Jock Phillips, 'United States and New Zealand - Improving relations, 1990–2011', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 November 2019)

Story by Robert Ayson and Jock Phillips, published 20 Jun 2012