Foreign Policy Dimensions of a New Zealand Oceans Policy

Peter Cozens

Thursday, 27 January 2022 5:30pm

Nelson

Nelson Golf Club

Peter Cozens is a member of the Branch.  He went to sea in 1964 and served in both the Merchant Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy.   He retired in 1993 in the rank of Commander. 

He is a graduate of Victoria University of Wellington (BA (Hons) in History and MA in Economics). He joined the Centre for Strategic Studies at Victoria University of Wellington in 1996 and was appointed Director in 2002.   He retired from that appointment in 2010. 

He has written extensively on strategic maritime and security issues. He nurtures his fascination and understanding of Asia, particularly China and India.   His research subjects include maritime strategy, oceans policy, UNCLOS III, and the history and economic development of the Indo-Pacific which includes Oceania.

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BILL UNWIN

judwin@xtra.co.nz

Peter Cozens is a member of the Branch.  He went to sea in 1964 and served in both the Merchant Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy.   He retired in 1993 in the rank of Commander. 

He is a graduate of Victoria University of Wellington (BA (Hons) in History and MA in Economics). He joined the Centre for Strategic Studies at Victoria University of Wellington in 1996 and was appointed Director in 2002.   He retired from that appointment in 2010. 

He has written extensively on strategic maritime and security issues. He nurtures his fascination and understanding of Asia, particularly China and India.   His research subjects include maritime strategy, oceans policy, UNCLOS III, and the history and economic development of the Indo-Pacific which includes Oceania.

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