Archive for May, 2011

TPP Talk goes live

Column – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Welcome to TPP Talk. This column will provide up-to-date information on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation from the perspective of the New Zealand negotiating team. Read more »

McCully to Visit Japan and Indonesia

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Minister Murray McCully starts a visit to Japan and Indonesia tonight for bilateral discussions on regional economic events, the TPP free trade agreement, and regional security issues. Read more »

Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers Meet in Montana, USA

Press Release – Minister of Trade

Trade Minister Tim Groser joined Ministers from countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations to exchange views and provide further guidance to negotiators. Read more »

Work Continues To Build Even Stronger US-NZ Relationship

Press Release – NZ US Council

The US NZ Council in Washington and the NZ US Council in Auckland have unveiled a joint plan to guide their co-operation over the next three years. At the Annual Meeting of the US NZ Council held in Washington DC on May 17, the two Councils agreed a Joint … Read more »

Work Continues to Build Even Stronger US/NZ Relationship

Press Release – NZUS Council

The US NZ Council in Washington and the NZ US Council in Auckland have unveiled a joint plan to guide their co-operation over the next three years. At the Annual Meeting of the US NZ Council held in Washington DC on May 17, the two Councils agreed a Joint … Read more »

Hillary Clinton and NZ Foreign Minister Murray McCully

Press Release – US State Department

Remarks Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State Washington, DC May 17, 2011 Read more »

Groser to meet trade counterparts at APEC

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Tim Groser will meet with his international counterparts in the United States this week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade. Read more »

Q+A interview with U.S. Ambassador, David Huebner

Press Release – TVNZ

Sunday 15th May, 2011 Q+A interview with U.S. Ambassador, David Huebner The interview has been transcribed below. The full length video interviews and panel discussions from this morning’s Q+A can be watched on tvnz.co.nz at, http://tvnz.co.nz/q-and-a-news … Read more »

NZ US Council to attend APEC trade meeting in Montana

Press Release – NZ US Council

The NZ US Council will be represented at the meeting of APEC Trade Ministers to be held in Big Sky, Montana, 19-20 May. Read more »

Human Rights Commission Asked to Audit TPP

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

A formal request has been made to the Chief Human Rights Commissioner to examine the implications of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) for New Zealand’s international and domestic human rights obligations. Read more »

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