TPPA Headlines

Press Conference 27/02/17: Kiwi workers failing drug tests

Article – Liana Pantaleo

Prime Minster Bill English began todays press conference with an announcement to extend support for earthquake effected Kaikoura, Hurunui and Marlborough. The State Highway coastal route is progressing and expected to be open by the end of … Read more »

Fair trade group says no to TPP-like proposals

Press Release – AFTINET

The Australian Government should oppose attempts to replicate the TPP in the Asian-based Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) as negotiations continue in Kobe, Japan this week, AFTINET Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today. Read more »

The Extradition Saga of Kim Dotcom – Binoy Kampmark

Article – Binoy Kampmark

The hunger with which US officials pursue copyright or general intellectual property violations is insatiably manic. The degree of that hunger is expressed by the now suspended, and most likely defunct Trans-Pacific Partnership, an attempt to further … Read more »

NZ and Aussie trade deals needed as proof EU can do them

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ and Aussie trade deals needed as proof EU can do them: Hungarian foreign minister Read more »

Leaders’ talks cement trade relations, science agreement

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders talks have taken the cooperation between our two countries forward in a number of areas, Prime Minister Bill English says. Read more »

Gordon Campbell on what Trump may mean for us

Column – Gordon Campbell

T he chaotic presidency of Donald Trump has been a weird form of spectator sport for the past three weeks. Horrible, but you cant stop watching it. So far though, not much effort has been put into tracing the possible implications for New Zealand … Read more »

Bad Idea: TPPA without the USA

Column – Green Party

News that Prime Minister Bill English is expected to try and resuscitate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) when he meets with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull this weekend makes me question why English is intent on flogging this particular … Read more »

Speech to Massey University and Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Speech – New Zealand Government

Today Im going to offer some views on the current state of the New Zealand economy and our infrastructure. Read more »

Farming leader warns of Post Factual Science

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Our free trade prospects have been a victim of Brexit and the US Presidential election. New Zealand must be careful not to be caught in the crossfire of any ensuing trade war, Dr William Rolleston says. Read more »

Trade Minister in talks with Mexico

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Todd McClay will visit Mexico today to meet his counterpart, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo and discuss the future of trade between our two countries. Read more »

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