Asia–Pacific Economic Co-operation organisation (APEC) leaders (from left) President Bill Clinton (US), Phan Van Khai (Vietnam), the Sultan of Brunei and Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (deputy prime minister of Malaysia) watch a waiata being sung at the official welcome to APEC leaders at the Carlton Hotel in Auckland on 12 September 1999. It was the seventh summit of APEC, an organisation set up in 1989 to foster economic cooperation between the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, and the rapidly developing economies of East and Southeast Asia.
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Photograph by Paul Estcourt
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