In: in Brady AM (ed) Small States and the Changing Global Order. The World of Small States, Volume 6, pp. 325-342
New Zealand has built a strong, bipartisan record over several decades for constructive disarmament and arms control policies, which promotes its reputation as a relatively independent, principled international actor. New Zealand’s role as a champion of a rules-based international order, and as a defender of the rights and interests of small states, is also underpinned by its record.