Community Scoop


Trade strategy hui attracts 17,000 online viewers

Press Release – University of Auckland

This weeks hui on What an Alternative and Progressive Trade Strategy Should Look Like at Auckland Universitys Fale Pasifika attracted a remarkable 16,831 pageviews over the two days of live-streaming, according to the huis main organiser law … Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – October 18

Press Release – Hansard

1. Hon AMY ADAMS (NationalSelwyn) to the Minister of Finance : Is it a goal of this Government’s economic policy to make it easier for New Zealand families to get ahead? Read more »

Alternative trade strategy hui starts tomorrow

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Alternative trade strategy hui starts tomorrow, aims to set agenda for change A 2-day hui to explore what an alternative and progressive trade strategy should look like starts tomorrow morning at 9am at the Fale Pasifika at Auckland University, … Read more »

AFTINET disappointed at Senate majority approval of TPP-11

Press Release – AFTINET

AFTINET is deeply disappointed that the Senate looks set to pass the TPP-11 implementing legislation, AFTINET Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today. Read more »

Key challenges of jobs, climate change on agenda

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Key challenges of jobs, climate change on agenda at alternative trade strategy hui 19-20 October Discussions on trade strategy in New Zealand usually focus on market access for primary products. Yet todays free trade agreements have 20-plus chapters … Read more »

Kiwis Concerned About the TPPA

Press Release – It’s Our Future

Its Our Future welcomes the strong minority view of the Green Party in the select committee report on draft legislation designed to give effect to the TPPA. Read more »

NZ, Australia face pressure to exit RCEP negotiations

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 2 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand and Australia may face pressure to pull out of talks for a new trade agreement involving China, India and the Association of South East Asian Nations, a group of business leaders and academics were told on a recent … Read more »

Ardern discusses trade with Canadian and Chilean leaders

Article – RNZ

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has met the leaders of Canada and Chile in New York to discuss trade. Read more »

At UN Assembly, Japanese Prime Minister defends free trade

Press Release – United Nations

Addressing world leaders at the General Assemblys annual general debate, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a strong case for free trade, highlighting its benefits for countries with little natural resources. Other than coal that supported modern … Read more »

Senate TPP-11 Report identifies flaws but endorses TPP-11

Press Release – AFTINET

September 18, 2018 Community groups disappointed that Senate TPP-11 Report identifies serious flaws but endorses TPP-11 We are deeply disappointed that the Labor majority report of the Senate Standing Committee on the TPP-11 has strongly criticized many … Read more »

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