TPPA Headlines

McClay to meet Brunei Foreign & Trade Minister

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay will meet Bruneis Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade tomorrow. Read more »

Potato industry further strengthen biosecurity partnership

Press Release – Potatoes New Zealand

Potatoes New Zealand Inc. (PNZ) today signed an agreement with Government to better protect the potato industry it represents in managing biosecurity. Read more »

Questions & Answers – 6 November 2016

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. DAVID BENNETT (NationalHamilton East) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received confirming New Zealand’s sovereign credit rating? Read more »

Troubled Waters: Trump, Taiwan and Beijing – Binoy Kampmark

Article – Binoy Kampmark

There was much tittering in the US-China fraternity over the casual, yet infuriating engagement US President elect Donald Trump had with Taiwans President, Tsai Ing-wen. A reading of the reactions suggested meltdown, a terrifying, imminent apocalypse. … Read more »

2016 Roger Award Finalists Named

Press Release – CAFCA

The six finalists for the 2016 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand are: Read more »

Speech: Peters- Bureaucratic attack on the nation’s backbone

Speech – New Zealand First Party

Bureaucratic attack on the nations backbone Selling out to race-based preference Thanks you for the chance to speak here tonight in Heartland New Zealand. And special thanks to Councillor Stuart Husband for this invitation and for organising … Read more »

No sugar coating: what should we do?

Article – HiveMind

Welcome to our first interactive HiveMind exploration on the important topic of ‘sugar and obesity’ in New Zealand. We have provided some background to this issue and identified six potential perspectives below. Is your view represented? Do you … Read more »

Mike Petersen convinced “something will come out of TPP”

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s special agricultural trade envoy, Mike Petersen, remains convinced that something will come out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment agreement. Read more »

National slow to learn new trade lessons post TPPA

Column – Barry Coates

Yesterday, the Minister for Trade misused economic data in order to try to make the case for more so-called trade agreements like the TPPA which are actually deregulatory straitjackets in disguise. Read more »

Todd McClay: Speech to Policy Exchange, London

Speech – New Zealand Government

The New Zealand economy is doing extremely well, because of trade liberalisation, not in spite of it. We are one of the most open economies in the world. Read more »

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