Archive for March, 2011

New Zealand Is Not For Sale

Press Release – Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The November 26 election is one of the most important in decades. Both major parties are committed to policies by which the New Zealand economy is even more dominated by transnational corporations; more and more of our farmland is owned by foreigners; … Read more »

Hutt public meeting – NZ not for sale!

Press Release – Valley Action Network

VAN – Valley Action Network, in conjunction with the Hutt South Green Party, is to host a public meeting in Petone as part of the NZ Not For Sale Campaign ( www.nznotforsale.org ). Read more »

Greens and VAN host NZ Not for Sale meeting in Lower Hutt

Press Release – Holly Walker

What: NZ Not for Sale public meeting hosted by Hutt South Greens and Valley Action Network Read more »

Appeal to UN Rapporteur on Health to Intervene in TPPA

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

The UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Anand Grover, has been asked to issue an Urgent Appeal to the governments negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) The sixth round of talks is underway in Singapore this week. The … Read more »

Crunch Time (Again) For Doha

Press Release – International Business Forum

Crunch Time (Again) For Doha, Warns International Business Forum The global community – including New Zealand – has every interest in redoubling efforts to conclude the World Trade Organisation’s Doha negotiations by the end of this year, says … Read more »

New Zealand is Not for Sale – Murray Horton Speaking Tour

Press Release – CAFCA

The November 26 election is one of the most important in decades. Both major parties are committed to policies by which the New Zealand economy is even more dominated by transnational corporations; more and more of our farmland is owned by foreigners; … Read more »

Murray Horton – New Zealand is Not for Sale

Press Release – CAFCA

I am the spokesperson for the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) – my actual job title is Secretary/Organiser. CAFCA is a Christchurch-based organisation dating back to the mid 1970s, whose aim, summed up in one sentence, is to expose … Read more »

Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiators Circle the Wagons

Press Release – Jane Kelsey

For months, civil society critics of the Trans-Pacific free trade agreement involving nine countries, including Australia and New Zealand, have patiently played the game as “stakeholders” on the fringes of negotiating rounds in San Francisco, Auckland … Read more »

Hone Harawira On The Taku Tahae Moana Bill

Speech – Hone Harawira

Title – Committee in the House – Marine and Coastal Area Bill Hone Harawira – Te Reo Motuhake o Te Tai Tokerau Tue 22 Mar 2011 Read more »

Higher prescription charges on way

Press Release – Green Party

Higher prescription charges on way unless John Key’s government stands firm The cost of getting a prescription could be going up if John Key doesn’t take action to ensure access to affordable medicine isn’t traded away in the Trans Pacific Partnership, … Read more »

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