Story: International economic relations



Australia’s negotiations with New Zealand over a full free-trade agreement – to be known as the Australia–New Zealand closer economic relations trade agreement, ANZCERTA (CER for short) – were complex. Prime Minister Robert Muldoon was not as hostile to the agreement as this cartoon suggests.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-312-3-002
Cartoon by Bill Paynter

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - Australia and New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 May 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010