TPPA Headlines

Questions and Answers – October 22

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

Child PovertyGovernment Priorities and Policies 1. Hon ANNETTE KING (Acting Deputy Leader – Labour) to the Deputy Prime Minister : Will he make reducing child poverty a Better Public Service target given the statement in the Speech from the Throne … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on Pharmac, Gough Whitlam and Sleater-Kinney

Column – Gordon Campbell

Ridiculous reported comments on RNZ this morning by Trade Minister Tim Groser, as he sought to dampen down concerns about yesterdays leaked draft of the IP chapter of ther Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. Read more »

Speech from the Throne: State Opening of Parliament, 21 Oct

Speech – Governor General

Following the General Election, a National-led Government has been formed with a majority in the House on confidence and supply. Confidence and supply agreements have been signed between the National Party and, respectively, the ACT Party and … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the latest TPP leaks

Column – Gordon Campbell

The release by Julian Assange on Wikileaks of the draft Trands Pacific Partnership chapter on intellectual property including drug patents – contains some pretty disturbing evidence about whats still on the table. Read more »

Experts Condemn Possible TPP Trade-Offs as Talks Resume

Press Release – AFTINET

Mps, Public Health And Copyright Experts Condemn Possible TPP Trade-Offs as Talks Resume in Canberra Read more »

iPredict New Zealand Weekly Economic & Political Update

Press Release – iPredict

Andrew Littles probability of being the next leader of the Labour Party has reached 70% and Jacinda Ardern is favourite to become his deputy, according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. … Read more »

Leaked TPP text shows delays in cheaper essential medicines

Press Release – AFTINET

Leaked TPP text shows delays in cheaper essential medicines and draconian internet controls as TPP negotiators meet in Australia Read more »

Speech to Fieldays stakeholder engagement function

Speech – New Zealand Government

Its great to be here tonight, talking to everyone involved in Fieldays. This is the biggest event of its kind in the southern hemisphere, attracting nearly 120,000 visitors this year including a large number of international visitors and delegations. Read more »

Updated Secret TPP – IP Chapter

Press Release – Wikileaks

Today, Thursday 16 October 2014, WikiLeaks released a second updated version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Intellectual Property Rights Chapter. The TPP is the world’s largest economic trade agreement that will, if it comes into force, encompass … Read more »

Leaked draft confirms TPP will censor Internet

Press Release – OpenMedia

October 16, 2014 This morning Wikileaks published a second leaked draft of the Intellectual Property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The draft confirms peoples worst fears about Internet censorship. Thats according to community-based … Read more »

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