Morrison makes fleeting first trip to NZ

PMs annual talks
PM Scott Morrison will make a whirlwind trip to NZ on Friday for talks with Jacinda Ardern. (AAP)

21 February 2019

Scott Morrison will arrive in New Zealand on Friday for a whirlwind series of events with Kiwi counterpart Jacinda Ardern as part of an annual exchange between the countries.

“It is understandable, though. The Prime Minister is in election year and there will be other calls on his time.”

Jacinda Ardern this week told reporters she wouldn’t let go of ongoing concerns about the deportation of New Zealand-passport holders from Australia since 2014 and citizenship rights for Kiwis.

Before becoming PM Mr Morrison was director of New Zealand’s newly-created Office of Tourism and Sport in the late 1990s.

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