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Archive for November, 2010

“No Ordinary Deal” Book Launch & PM Response

Article – Alastair Thompson

On Wednesday 10 November a group of academics, media and politicos gathered at Victoria University’s Rutherford House to launch a remarkable book about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The complete audio from the launch is contained in this report. Read more »

No Ordinary Deal: Unmasking TPP FTA

Press Release – Bridget Williams Books

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is no ordinary free trade deal. Billed as an agreement fit for the twenty- first century, no one is sure what that means. For its champions in New Zealand a free trade agreement with the US is a magic bullet – opening closed … Read more »

PM Presser: Travel Perks, APEC, TPP & Kiwifruit

Article – Alastair Thompson

PM Talks Kiwifruit PSA infections – APEC and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) & Pansy Wong and the End of Overseas MP Travel Perks Scoop Audio + Photos : Prime Minister’s Post Cabinet Press Conference -Monday November 15, 2010 Alastair Thompson Read more »

Gordon Campbell: Key’s illusory free trade gains

Column – Gordon Campbell

John Key’s tendency to govern by photo opportunity took a drastic new turn on the weekend. As Radio New Zealand reported this morning, the New Zealand PM emerged from the APEC meeting in Yokohama touting the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact as … Read more »

Q+A panel discussions

Press Release – TVNZ

PAUL This morning, political scientist Dr Jon Johansson from the Victoria University. And we welcome John Tamihere, Radio Live host, former Cabinet minister, and head of the Waipareira Trust, providing social services to Maori in Auckland. And the … Read more »

APEC Leaders release declaration

Press Release – APEC

Yokohama, Japan, November 14, 2010 – APEC Leaders gathered under the theme “Change and Action” to “articulate our vision of further building and integrating the Asia-Pacific region in the 21st Century, and paths to realize that vision.” Read more »

Q+A’s Guyon Espiner interviews Murray McCully

Press Release – TVNZ

– New Zealand government has warned Japan that “New Zealanders are going to be watching” and many will be upset Read more »

TPP has momentum says Prime Minister

Press Release – New Zealand Government

TPP has momentum says Prime Minister “The Trans-Pacific Partnership is clearly where the action is on Asia-Pacific trade,” says Prime Minister John Key. Read more »

NZ US Council Welomes Malaysia To TPP

Press Release – NZ US Council

NZ US Council Welomes Malaysia To TPP, Encouraged By Japan Interest Confirmation at APEC in Yokohama that Malaysia has joined negotiations towards an expanded Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement has been welcomed by NZ US Council. “The inclusion … Read more »

95bFM: The Friday Wire with Hamish Fletcher

Press Release – 95bfm

The bFM WIRE Today: 12 – 2pm weekdays For links toWindows Media Player & 128kbps Streams Go To:, Read more »

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