Archive for November, 2010

Farmers help shave trade deficit

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Those looking for the ‘next big thing’ to export are advised to look at agriculture, with the sector helping New Zealand towards an actual trade deficit for October, $138 million less than forecast. Read more »

The Nation… Off Air

Press Release – The Nation

TVNZ has put out a press release today noting that we are off air. They are correct. Our contract with NZonAir and TV3 was to produce 36 programmes which we completed on Saturday November 20 with the Pike River Special. Read more »

Scoop Link: Free trade with the US would not be free

Article – Scoop Link

A free trade agreement with the United States through the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would not be ‘free trade’, a US consumer advocate and New Zealand law professor say. Read more »

Questions And Answers Nov 23 2010

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE (Labour—New Lynn) to the Minister of Finance : What factors were identified by Standard and Poor’s that led to them placing New Zealand’s sovereign credit rating on negative watch? Read more »

John Key Notes – A Message From the Prime Minister

Press Release – John Key

On Monday I got back from a successful trip to Japan for the APEC Summit. Leaders from the Asia-Pacific region’s 21 economies were there. We talked about how we can work together to increase economic growth, and we made progress on trade. Read more »

English: Cullen Employment Law Firm breakfast

Speech – New Zealand Government

Last week marked two years since the John Key-led Government was elected on a platform of building a more ambitious New Zealand. Read more »

Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 17 November 2010

Article – Scoop Daily Ratings

1: FTA Critic Told To”Get A Visa” To Go To Australia Professor Jane Kelsey On Sunday evening (14 November), Professor Jane Kelsey was detained at immigration at Sydney airport for about an hour at the beginning of a tour to launch a new book … Read more »

PM’s Statement On Trade Significant

Press Release – CAFCA

The Prime Minister has unintentionally made a significant announcement on New Zealand’s approach to negotiating the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Read more »

Questions And Answers Nov 16 2010

Press Release – ParliamentToday.co.nz

Mr SPEAKER : The member will resume his seat. I request the House to please take a deep breath and to settle down a little. There is no need for this. Read more »

FTA Critic Told To “Get A Visa” To Go To Australia

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

On Sunday evening (14 November), Professor Jane Kelsey was detained at immigration at Sydney airport for about an hour at the beginning of a tour to launch a new book on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. She was informed by a senior immigration … Read more »

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