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In light of the national cabinet meeting which included New Zealand Prime Minister @jacindaardern, economist Tim Harcourt says “it makes a lot of sense” for Australia to remain economically close yet politically independent from New Zealand.

In light of the national cabinet meeting which included New Zealand Prime Minister jacindaardern, economist Tim Harcourt says “it makes a lot of sense” for Australia to remain economically close yet politically independent from New Zealand.

In light of the national cabinet meeting which included New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, economist Tim Harcourt says “it makes a lot of sense” for Australia to remain economically close yet politically independent from New Zealand. \n\nHistory was made today when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined the national cabinet to discuss the possibility of a Trans-Tasman travel bubble.\n\nMr Harcourt suggested if Virgin Australia were to completely collapse, opening a Trans-Tasman aviation market could provide a creditable rival for Qantas. \n\n“If the worst came to the worst you could see Air New Zealand and Quantas going head-to-head both in New Zealand and in Australia,” he told Sky News host Peter Gleeson. \n\n“Economically we’re probably the two most integrated economies in the world,” he said. \n\nMr Harcourt said “close economic ties” were a good thing for both nations, but should not be prioritised at the expense of national sovereignty which was equally important.\n\nAustralia and New Zealand should continue to maintain distinct “constitutions, foreign policies and rugby teams,' he said. \n\n

05/05/2020|7minIn light of the national cabinet meeting which included New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, economist Tim Harcourt says “it makes a lot of sense” for Australia to remain economically close yet politically independent from New Zealand. History was made today when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined the national cabinet to discuss the possibility of a Trans-Tasman travel bubble. Mr Harcourt suggested if Virgin Australia were to completely collapse, opening a Trans-Tasman aviation market could provide a creditable rival for Qantas. “If the worst came to the worst you could see Air New Zealand and Quantas going head-to-head both in New Zealand and in Australia,” he told Sky News host Peter Gleeson. “Economically we’re probably the two most integrated economies in the world,” he said. Mr Harcourt said “close economic ties” were a good thing for both nations, but should not be prioritised at the expense of national sovereignty which was equally important. Australia and New Zealand should continue to maintain distinct “constitutions, foreign policies and rugby teams," he said.

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jacindaardern In other words is mind your own business jacindaardern jacindaardern I think the former PM of NZ, Richard Seddon, had a good idea a while back on the relationship between Australia and NZ. He excluded New Zealand from participating in the establishment of Australia in 1901.

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Trans-Tasman travel opens a window of opportunity for a 'Trans-Tasman aviation market' 05/05/2020 | 7min In light of the national cabinet meeting which included New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, economist Tim Harcourt says “it makes a lot of sense” for Australia to remain economically close yet politically independent from New Zealand.A "trans-Tasman bubble" could result in direct flights between Tasmania and New Zealand for the first time in more than 20 years, the state's premier says.Emma Larouche 06:41 Passengers at Canberra Airport can now have their temperature taken by a cameras as part of a new COVID-19 measures.agreed to a pay deal with the NRL and players will return to training on Wednesday.

History was made today when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern joined the national cabinet to discuss the possibility of a Trans-Tasman travel bubble. Mr Harcourt suggested if Virgin Australia were to completely collapse, opening a Trans-Tasman aviation market could provide a creditable rival for Qantas. Need an interpreter? Phone the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 and tell them your language. “If the worst came to the worst you could see Air New Zealand and Quantas going head-to-head both in New Zealand and in Australia,” he told Sky News host Peter Gleeson." The camera will take the heat temperature of outgoing passengers at the security checkpoint. “Economically we’re probably the two most integrated economies in the world,” he said. The National Cabinet will meet with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today to discuss whether opening a travel route between the countries during the pandemic is an option. Mr Harcourt said “close economic ties” were a good thing for both nations, but should not be prioritised at the expense of national sovereignty which was equally important. "Rugby league is part of the social fabric of so many communities.

Australia and New Zealand should continue to maintain distinct “constitutions, foreign policies and rugby teams," he said. "It would mean ensuring that we have the appropriate quarantine arrangements here in Hobart, but I think direct flights are certainly something that we can consider," he said. If the temperature remains about 37. Favourite .