TPPA Headlines

Minister of Trade to launch academic’s book

Press Release – University of Auckland

Minister of Trade to launch University of Auckland academic’s book The Minister of Trade will launch the first academic survey of New Zealand’s trade negotiations from the 1970s to the present in Wellington on Thursday, 20 July. Associate Professor … Read more »

Govt should release Philip Morris plain packaging case costs

Press Release – AFTINET

Government should release Philip Morris plain packaging case costs says Fair Trade group We welcome the international tribunal decision that Philip Morris tobacco company should pay the costs of its failed case against Australias 2011 plain … Read more »

Author Gordon McLauchlan supports Green Party

Press Release – Green Party

Friday, July 7, 2017 – Author and social commentator Gordon McLauchlan is backing the Green Party and for the first time has spoken in support of an election candidate. Read more »

Pacific Alliance FTA negotiations hailed

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers says its excellent news that New Zealand is underway with free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the Pacific Alliance countries of Mexico, Chile, Peru and Colombia. Read more »

NZ Pacific Alliance – “Game On,” Says NZ Business Forum

Press Release – Financial Services Council

Great potential for increased trade and a welcome sign of commitment to open markets, is how New Zealand International Business Forum (NZIBF) Executive Director Stephen Jacobi describes new trade negotiations between New Zealand and the Pacific Alliance … Read more »

The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Shane Jones

Press Release – The Nation

Headlines: Despite ruling out working with the Greens when he was last in parliament, Shane Jones now says with Russel Norman gone, he could. He says he looks forward to debating Metiria Turei. Jones says Hone Harawira should park up his idea … Read more »

English covering for Barclay to pass legislation

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The Prime Minister has been relying on Todd Barclays vote to pass key legislation, explaining why English has covered up the Barclay scandal for so long and why he continues to refuse to answer questions, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the Todd Barclay cover-up

Column – Gordon Campbell

Gordon Campbell on the Todd Barclay cover-up (and the GCSB’s support for Groser) Read more »

‘Zombie’ TPPA A Recipe for Inequality

Press Release – Closing The Gap

Zombie TPPA A Recipe for Inequality The income equality project Closing the Gap today expressed concern at the National governments effort to revive the TPPA deal without addressing ongoing questions around job losses, higher health costs … Read more »

New Ambassador to Mexico announced

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee has today named diplomat Mark Sinclair as New Zealands new Ambassador to Mexico. Read more »

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