TPPA Headlines

The Nation: Patrick Gower interviews Jacinda Ardern

Press Release – The Nation

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says discussions have already begun on how to bring climate change refugees into New Zealand under a Pacific seasonal employment plan. Read more »

Trade Minister accepts open letter against TPPA-11

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Today Trade Minister David Parker accepted an open letter calling for full and transparent public consultation before committing to the TPPA-11. Read more »

Questions and Answers – Nov 15

Press Release – Hansard

EconomyReports 1. TAMATI COFFEY (LabourWaiariki) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received on the forecast for the New Zealand economy? Hon GRANT ROBERTSON (Minister of Finance) : Last week, the Reserve Bank, as part of their Monetary … Read more »

UPDATE: Pharmac promotes Sarah Fitt to top job

Article – BusinessDesk

UPDATE: Pharmac promotes Sarah Fitt to top job as CEO Steffan Crausaz heads to private sector Read more »

Questions and Answers – Nov 14

Press Release – Hansard

Prime MinisterStatements 1. Rt Hon BILL ENGLISH (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Does she stand by the statement made on her behalf in the House on Thursday, 9 November that the Government “will make decisions on appropriate … Read more »

Pharmac chief executive Crausaz leaving for private sector

Article – BusinessDesk

Nov. 14 (BusinessDesk) – Pharmac’s chief executive Steffan Crausaz will step down to take up a new role in the private sector in the new year. Read more »

Trans-Pacific Follies: Australia Asleep as Canada Wakes Up

Article – Binoy Kampmark

It was as dreary as listening to the formulaic assessments of political economy by an unreconstructed Leninist. But Sunday morning with Steve Ciobo, Australias trade minister, was such an occasion. Read more »

CPTPP Important to Maintain Competitiveness

Press Release – Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand

The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) is welcoming the progress made towards realisation of a TPP agreement (now referred to as CPTPP). Read more »

Large challenges remain to grow high value manufacturing

Press Release – The Manufacturers’ Network

Recent changes to the TPP agreement, now called CPTPP, appear to be a step forward, particularly with the potential removal of some of the more controversial parts, such as Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) clauses. Yet, we need to remind … Read more »

Green Party statement on TPPA

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand maintains its strong opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Read more »

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