Story: Development assistance and humanitarian aid

Malaysian free trade agreement, 2009

Malaysian free trade agreement, 2009

This Tom Scott cartoon featuring New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak alludes to the history of New Zealand's aid to Malaysia – mainly through students coming to study under the Colombo Plan.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Cartoon by Tom Scott

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John Overton, 'Development assistance and humanitarian aid - Aid and politics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 March 2023)

Story by John Overton, published 20 Jun 2012