The US Vice President is expected to confirm the United States Navy will send a ship to New Zealand this year, ending a 33-year absence from our ports because of the anti-nuclear rift. A speechwriter for the Trump campaign has taken the blame for copying parts of 2008 Michelle Obama speech and including it in Melania Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention. The new British PM, Theresa May is in Berlin for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel. President Joe Biden says New Zealand and America have a vested interest in the Pacific.