Day: July 23, 2015

Labour gives conditional support for TPP

Article – BusinessDesk July 23 (BusinessDesk) – The Labour Party is giving conditional support for the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership, with party leader Andrew Little saying Labour is “pro-free trade” but will only support TPP if it contains “key protections” …

TPPA More Important than Public Concern

Press Release – New Zealand Government TPPA More Important than Public Concern The government has robbed New Zealanders of a chance to address concerns about the TPPA, says New Zealand First. New Zealand Firsts Fighting Foreign Corporate Control Bill gave New Zealanders a chance to …

Urgent TPPA hearing critical to honouring Treaty

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions It is critical that the Waitangi Tribunal agrees to an urgent hearing into allegations the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) breaches the Treaty of Waitangi, says Council of Trade Unions Vice-President Mori Syd Keepa.

Our Sovereignty is Not for Sale

Press Release – Te Ringahuia Hata Six applications and nine interested parties are seeking an urgent hearing in the Waitangi Tribunal arguing that the TPPA would breach the Treaty of Waitangi. The Tribunal will decide today whether to give the claim urgency. The Crown says it is …