25 Oct 2010

Goff going to meeting with Gillard

6:38 am on 25 October 2010

Labour Party leader Phil Goff leaves for Australia on Monday to meet Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

Mr Goff says Australia is New Zealand's biggest trading partner and has a strong economy.

He says he is interested to find out what lessons can be learned from Australia's approach to the economy.

Mr Goff will also meet Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd and other senior government officials.