TPPA Headlines

Jacinda Says NZ Has “Independent Foreign Policy”

Press Release – CAFCA

Jacinda Says NZ Has “Independent Foreign Policy” If Only That Was True The Aotearoa Independence Movement (AIM) congratulates the Prime Minister for explicitly defying President Trump’s bullying in relation to New Zealand’s United Nations vote … Read more »

Senior doctors ask health assessment of trade deal

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

The union for senior doctors is asking the Government when an independent assessment will be carried out into the health impact of the international trade deal formerly known as the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Dec 19

Press Release – Hansard

1. ANGIE WARREN-CLARK (Labour) to the Minister of Finance : What reaction has he seen to the package of measures contained in the Families Package (Income Tax and Benefits) Bill that passed through the House last week? Hon GRANT ROBERTSON (Minister … Read more »

New Restrictions for Overseas Buyers of Residential Property

Press Release – Lane Neave

The Coalition Government has introduced into Parliament under urgency the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill ( Bill ), which is its long foreshadowed ban on overseas buyers of residential land. Read more »

Silence on TPP deafening for exporters

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

The Minister for Trade and Export Growth needs to put New Zealand exporters ahead of coalition politics and get the TPP deal done, National Party Trade Spokesperson Todd McClay says. Read more »

NZ On the Wrong Side at WTO Ministerial Meeting in Argentina

Article – Professor Jane Kelsey

NZ On the Wrong Side of the Only Outcomes From WTO Ministerial Meeting in Argentina Read more »

Gender ‘pinkwashing’ at the WTO bodes ill

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

Inclusion is the buzzword on the lips of trade ministers at this weeks World Trade Organization ministerial conference in Buenos Aires, as they seek to rescue an international regime and its peak organization from a deepening crisis … Read more »

NZ Exporters Must Front up to Govt with Trade Problems

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

New Zealand exporters need to maintain a dialogue with Government about issues encountered in overseas markets at a time when New Zealand is looking to expand, and possibly reshape, its trade law framework, says Daniel Kalderimis, partner and head of Chapman … Read more »

Why is Labour supporting investment rules in WTO?

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

If Labour wants to tame globalised capital why is it supporting investment rules in WTO? Read more »

Grant Robertson Address to the Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Press Release – New Zealand Government

This morning Id like to talk to you about the Governments key priorities and policies for the economy and businesses, give an update on the Budget 2018 process, and more specifically discuss our approach to supporting this city and region. Read more »

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