Buzz from the Beehive: Crackdown on crime at sea (good luck with that) and a trip to Bangkok (all going well)

We are concerned about the wellbeing of Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor today, after he announced his plans to travel to Thailand this week.  He will represent New Zealand at the annual APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade meeting in Bangkok.

The last time we recorded ministerial travel plans was at the weekend.  Phil Twyford – who is grandly named the Minister of State for Trade and Export Growth – would represent the Government at the commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of Timor-Leste’s independence, and the inauguration of Dr Jose Ramos-Horta as Timor-Leste’s next President. Continue reading “Buzz from the Beehive: Crackdown on crime at sea (good luck with that) and a trip to Bangkok (all going well)”