This page has links that show the values and relationship between the UK and NZ.
New Zealand High Commission London, United Kingdom: New Zealand and the United Kingdom
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has prepared this detailed summary of the historical and current relationship between the UK and NZ. You can read it here.
Te Ara Encyclopaedia of New Zealand: Britain, Europe and New Zealand
This entry looks at NZ’s relationship with Britain and Europe from the early 2000s onwards. It focuses on migration, culture, trade, and political cooperation. You can find it here.
Te Ara Encyclopaedia of New Zealand: Foreign policy and diplomatic representation
This entry examines the history of NZ’s foreign policy, focusing on our close relationship with Britain in the early 20th century before they joined the EU, and then NZ’s move to a more independent foreign policy. You can read it here.
Te Ara Encyclopaedia of New Zealand: Empire and Commonwealth
This entry looks at Britain’s move from being a empire to developing a commonwealth with it’s former colonies, including New Zealand. You can read the history here.
NZ Herald: Isis fight: British Foreign Secretary says ‘we have to take them on’
What is notable about this article from the 3rd of February is the fact that the British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond stresses the close relationship the UK has with NZ by saying New Zealand and the United Kingdom were family with shared history and shared values. You can read it here.