TPPA Headlines

NZ’s rapport with China set to bloom in Trump era

Press Release – Massey University

New Zealand farmers may be miffed that Donald Trumps presidency spells the end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement and the opportunities it promised. Read more »

Inauguration Day – Nothing Will Ever Be The Same Again

Column – Alastair Thompson

Over the past two months since his election the expanding clouds of chaos and uncertainty generated by the approaching Trump presidency have transfixed the world. Read more »

Completion of Domestic Procedures for the TPP Agreement

Press Release – Embassy of Japan

1. On January 20, the Japanese Government notified New Zealand, which is designated as the Depositary of the Agreement, of the completion of Japans domestic procedures for the TPP, from H.E. Mr. Toshihisa Takata, Ambassador of Japan to New Zealand, … Read more »

Gordon Campbell on Bill English, abroad

Column – Gordon Campbell

I f David Cameron was the closest thing John Key had to a political mentor, their successors also share a whole lot in common. Theresa May and Bill English were both propelled into the top jobs as the result of unexpected resignations, and without … Read more »

Fresh start needed for EU trade agreement

Press Release – Green Party

Bill English could use the opportunity of trade negotiations with the European Union (EU) to push for a new type of trade agreement that promotes sustainable economic development and helps create an economy that works for all New Zealanders, the Green … Read more »

Call for Senate to vote down TPP as Aus Govt backs dead deal

Press Release – AFTINET

Fair trade groups call for Senate to vote down TPP as government backs a dead agreement Read more »

Gordon Campbell on the UN resolution on Palestine

Column – Gordon Campbell

Our foreign policy is trade, as Robert Muldoon observed back in 1980 give or take the accidents of history that may have created a few allegiances for us along the way. For any small trading nation, trading opportunities need to be at the forefront … Read more »

NZ economy flies through 2016’s political curveballs

Article – BusinessDesk

Dec. 23 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s economy batted away some curly political curveballs of 2016 to end the year on a high note, with its twin planks of a booming construction sector and rampant tourism soon to be joined by a resurgent dairy industry. Read more »

Australian report shows fair use vital in copyright reform

Press Release – InternetNZ

InternetNZ welcomes the report of the Australian Productivity Commission into intellectual property arrangements. Read more »

Key going as rules change – David Hall

Article – The Policy Observatory

“The personal is political”: a slogan that John Key, our outgoing Prime Minister, fudged vigorously throughout his tenure. Read more »

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