TPPA Headlines

Lisa Owen interviews Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings

Press Release – The Nation

Fonterra boss worried about the spread of Ebola in West Africa and potential big consequences for the company, saying it doesnt feel to me like that it is under control at the moment Read more »

Minister to attend TPP Ministers’ Meeting

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Tim Groser will depart today for Sydney to join Ministers from countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) for the next round of negotiations. Read more »

On The Nation this weekend

Press Release – The Nation

This weekend on The Nation with dairy prices falling, China growing its agriculture sector, and the environmental costs piling up, we ask the Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings if New Zealand is too dependent on milk powder and if weve almost … Read more »

Agri-Food Producers Call for Strong Outcomes through the TPP

Press Release – Federated Farmers

International Agricultural and Agri-Food Producers Call for Strong Outcomes through the TPP At the round of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations taking place this week in Australia, agri-food producer and processor groups from Canada, Australia … Read more »

Questions and Answers – October 23

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Economic ProgrammePolicies 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS (NationalBotany) to the Minister of Finance : What measures is the Government taking to help the New Zealand economy become more productive and competitive? Read more »

Questions and Answers – October 22

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Child PovertyGovernment Priorities and Policies 1. Hon ANNETTE KING (Acting Deputy Leader – Labour) to the Deputy Prime Minister : Will he make reducing child poverty a Better Public Service target given the statement in the Speech from the Throne … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on Pharmac, Gough Whitlam and Sleater-Kinney

Column – Gordon Campbell

Ridiculous reported comments on RNZ this morning by Trade Minister Tim Groser, as he sought to dampen down concerns about yesterdays leaked draft of the IP chapter of ther Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. Read more »

Speech from the Throne: State Opening of Parliament, 21 Oct

Speech – Governor General

Following the General Election, a National-led Government has been formed with a majority in the House on confidence and supply. Confidence and supply agreements have been signed between the National Party and, respectively, the ACT Party and … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the latest TPP leaks

Column – Gordon Campbell

The release by Julian Assange on Wikileaks of the draft Trands Pacific Partnership chapter on intellectual property including drug patents – contains some pretty disturbing evidence about whats still on the table. Read more »

Experts Condemn Possible TPP Trade-Offs as Talks Resume

Press Release – AFTINET

Mps, Public Health And Copyright Experts Condemn Possible TPP Trade-Offs as Talks Resume in Canberra Read more »

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