TPPA Headlines

TPP laws risk creative handbrakes

Press Release – InternetNZ

InternetNZ has released its submission to Parliament on the TPP Amendment Bill. The submission sets out ways to update the draft legislation to deliver the most fair possible copyright laws for all New Zealanders. Read more »

Grant Robertson interviewed by Corin Dann

Article – TVNZ

CORIN I wonder if you could give us a sense of how a future Labour government would navigate its way through its economic issues in a world of post-Brexit, of potentially a Donald Trump presidency. Its a pretty scary place. What would be your priorities? Read more »

Gordon Campbell on what John Key should be asking Joe Biden

Column – Gordon Campbell

Key needs to be asking Biden about how and why the White House is busily circumventing the TPP deal signed in Auckland earlier this year. Read more »

Don’t leave a toxic legacy – give up on the TPPA

Press Release – It’s Our Future

Joe Bidens visit to New Zealand comes amongst desperate moves to try to rescue the deeply unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Citizens opposed to the TPPA will be at Auckland Airport today to call for an end to the TPPA. Read more »

NZ’s lack of action on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Press Release – Independent Maori Monitoring Mechanism

Iwi Mori have taken the government to task about their lack of implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Members of the Monitoring Mechanism, an independent working group of the National Iwi Chairs Forum … Read more »

NZ Richlister Calls on Govt to Fix Inequality And Education

Press Release – Television New Zealand

New Zealand richlister Stephen Jennings told TVNZs Q+A programme that high immigration is masking poor productivity. Read more »

Fred Whata’s position statement opposing the TPPA

Press Release – Rotorua Te Arawa TPPA Action Group

Position Statement of Te Uru O Te Whetu Frederick Whata opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, Trade in Services Agreement and Te Ture Whenua Maori Bill. Read more »

Consultation on patent terms extensions

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today the start of consultation on proposed regulations for the patent term extension provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Amendment Bill. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on Labour’s housing policy, and TPP rewrites

Column – Gordon Campbell

D riving round Dunedin South yesterday was an interesting place to be hearing the news of Labours new housing policy launch. In Corstorphine and Kew came street after street of state housing built in a previous era by an effective government … Read more »

Andrew Little Interviewed by Corin Dann

Column – TVNZ

CORIN Good morning to you, Andrew Little. Big day for you with this final part of your housing package. What is the goal with Labours package here? Is it to make housing more affordable? Read more »

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