Day: July 29, 2015

Real cost of Pharmac betrayal revealed

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party Hundreds of millions of dollars will be added to the taxpayer tab with John Keys sell out of New Zealands drug buying agency, as indicated by the savings of just one drug purchased by Pharmac, Opposition leader Andrew Little says. John Key …

Better Dairy Deal Essential

Press Release – Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand The Chairmen of the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) and DairyNZ are urging TPP Governments not to miss this once in a generation opportunity to improve dairy trade in the region. DCANZ Chairman, Malcolm Bailey, and DairyNZ Chairman, …

Key’s Comments on TPP Medicine Costs Disturbing

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union The Taxpayers Union is cautioning Prime Minister John Key for his comments that the Government would pick up the tab for increased costs of medicines as a result of a Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. Taxpayers UnionExecutive …

New Zealand First Shut Out of Debate on TPPA

Press Release – New Zealand First Party National finally admitted medicines will cost more once the TPPA deal is signed, yet denied New Zealand First time in Parliament to debate the issues around this so-called trade agreement. The TPPA is in its final days of negotiation in Hawaii …