We are a citizens campaign that formed in opposition to the TPPA and other pro-corporate treaties..
The Labour-led government has back-pedalled on its pre-election rhetoric and now plans to sign the TPPA-11 (now rebranded the “CPTPP”) on 8 March 2018. The text of the TPPA-11 is the same as the original TPPA, with a small number of provisions until the United States rejoins. The negotiations are still secret, and the threats to the regulatory sovereignty of the New Zealand Government remain the same.
TPPA-11 (The Zombie TPPA)
I am cautiously optimistic about the prospects of change, because the forces of creative disruption are breaking the mould, with the caveat that the outcome is not always progressive.
Submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee in support of the TPPA-11: Don’t Do It! petition
Reject the TPPA and review the treaty-making process Submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee in support of the TPPA-11: Don’t Do It! petition delivered to Golriz Ghahraman MP on Thursday 8 March 2018 on behalf of It’s Our Future and 5,098 signatories. The below submission was submitted by Oliver Hailes as
“The parliamentary select committee should call for a review of the government’s treaty-making powers before rushing in to ratify the TPPA,” says Oliver Hailes, spokesperson for It’s Our Future, in anticipation of next week’s hearings on the controversial economic treaty. “We need modern forms of accountability before we commit to these mega agreements.” This morning
Copies of CPTPP Submissions – Jane Kelsey, Laila Harre, Barry Coates, NZCTU, BWI and the Alliance Party
Please click on the links below each name to download their submission on the CPTPP Jane Kelsey’s CPTPP Submission Jane Kelsey’s CPTPP Submission Laila Harre’s CPTPP Submission Laila Harre’s CPTPP Submission Barry Coates’ CPTPP Submission Barry Coates’ CPTPP submission Building and Woodworkers International’s CPTPP Submission BWI Submission on CPTPP NZCTU’s
NZPTV is the New Zealand Public Television Trust – a hub where Kiwi film and television makers can screen their programmes so that other New Zealanders around our country, and around the world, can watch them for free. It is also a place for you to have your say. NZPTV have recently launched VOICE OF
On Thursday the 8th of March in opposition to the NZ government signing the CPTPP, concerned New Zealanders gathered outside of Parliament to voice their opposition and to handover the Don’t Do It Petition which saw over 5000 people sign over a 3 week period. Below are the videos of the speeches and the