‘This book aims to open up public debate and encourage all of us to imagine new roles for Aotearoa in the world.’
New Zealand looks out to a turbulent world. Long-standing alliances are fracturing, populism and nationalism are surging and the oceans are rising. Yet precisely for these reasons New Zealand should develop bold new ideas. The contributors to this BWB Text are not, as editor Nina Hall notes, conventional foreign policy voices, but these are far from conventional times. More than comment on current international issues, these contributors ask that we fundamentally rethink New Zealand’s role in the world.
What are BWB Texts?
BWB Texts are short books on big subjects by great New Zealand writers. Spanning contemporary issues, history and memoir, new BWB Texts are released regularly, and the series now amounts to well over fifty works.
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ContributorsFairlie Chappuis, Amelia Evans, Max Harris, Thomas Nash, Tina Ngata, Tulia Thompson and Zeng Dazheng.
'New podcast: New Zealand and the World', Nina Hall, Nights on RNZ, 28 January 2020 (audio, 20’07’’).