[1] “China and New Zealand, I. Bilateral Political Relationship and major exchange of visits, A. Chinese Visits to New Zealand,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, <>

[2] K R Bolton, “Russia and China: an Approaching Conflict?, Sino-US confrontation Unlikely,” Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies, Vol. 34, No. 2, Summer 2009, pp. 181-187.

[3] Ibid., p. 184. Bolton, “Sino-Soviet-US Relations and the 1969 Nuclear Threat, Pro-China Bias of US Establishment,” Foreign Policy Journal, May 17, 2010.

[4] Graeme Hunt, Spies and Revolutionaries, a history of New Zealand subversion (Auckland: Reed Publishing, 2007), pp. 252-254.

[5] Evening Post, May 1, 1976.

[6] K R Bolton, 2009, op.cit., p. 168.

[7] Ibid., pp. 156- 158.

[8] Ibid., pp. 162-164.

[9] K R Bolton, “Origins of the Cold War, Post Cold War,” Foreign Policy Journal, May 31, 2010.

[10] Daniel Tencer, “Soros: ‘China should lead New World Order’,” October 28, 2009,

[11] National Endowment for Democracy, the world revolutionary apparatus of the US Establishment.

[12] “New Zealand Pursue Cooperation with China,” The Evening Post, Wellington, ca. October 2000.

[13] “China and New Zealand,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, August 26, 2003, (accessed on July 4, 2010).

[14] “China, New Zealand pledge to further army exchanges,”, 4 July 2008.

[15] John Hartevelt, “Eyes wide shut on our Asian integration,” The Dominion Post, Wellington, July 3, 2010, p. A9.

[16] “Flying the flag in China,” The Dominion Post, Wellington, October 15, 2007, p. 1.

[17] Ibid.

[18] Ibid.

[19] John Key seemed to emerge from nowhere to become Prime Minister. He worked for Merrill Lynch in Singapore, London and Sydney. In 1999 he was “invited to join the Foreign Exchange Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of NY and on two occasions undertook management studies at Harvard University in Boston.”  He became a National Party MP in 2002. Key’s Parliamentary profile at: (accessed on July 5, 2010).

[20] John Hartevel, op.cit.

[21] Phil Brennan, “China Rebuilds its Military Muscle,” NewsMax, October 19, 2002. (accessed on July 5, 2010).

[22] The Dominion Post, Wellington, April 29, 2008, p. C1.

[23] K R Bolton, “Water Wars: Rivalry over water resources – a potential cause of regional conflict in Asia and the geopolitical implications”, World Affairs, Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 2010, pp. 52-83.

[24] The Evening Post, May 3, 1983. Currently Dr Ball is Professor, Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, School of International, Political & Strategic Studies, ANU.

[25] The Evening Post, May 3, 1983.

[26] Foreign affairs and trade are under the responsibility of the same Ministry.