New Zealand and ASEAN: A History

This report looks at New Zealand's relationship with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) since the first dialogue between the intergovernmental organization and New Zealand in 1975.

About the author

Malcolm McKinnon is a Wellington historian who has written extensively on New Zealand’s foreign relations and in particular its relations with Asia.

Among his publications are Independence and Foreign Policy: New Zealand in the World since 1935 (Auckland University Press 1993); Immigrants and Citizens: New Zealanders and Asian Immigration in Historical Context (Victoria University of Wellington, Institute of Policy Studies 1996); and Asian Cities: Globalization, Urbanization and Nation-Building (NIAS Press, 2011).