Day: January 28, 2016

Desperate Key trying to redefine TPPA as law & order issue

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey News that police have been visiting opponents of the TPPA ahead of next weeks signing is the latest step in an orchestrated move by the Prime Minister to try to redefine the signing of the hugely unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement …

Hon Jo Goodhew: In Focus: 28 January 2016

Press Release – New Zealand National Party While away on holiday over the New Year period I spent time thinking about and planning for the year ahead. I also frequently checked on weather conditions for Canterbury, hoping that some much needed rain was falling.

Differing view on TPPA agreed

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party Opposition Leader Andrew Little has given dispensation to MP Phil Goff to take his own position on the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement due to his historic involvement in negotiating its predecessor, the P4.

Labour MPs’ support of TPP welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government Trade Minister Todd McClay today welcomed confirmation from Labour MPs Phil Goff and David Shearer that many in the Labour caucus have not strayed as far from their free trade roots as their leader would have New Zealand believe.

Showing the Face of Cultural Unity

Press Release – Wairere Iti Veteran Tuhoe activist and artist Tame Iti has teamed up with internationally recognised Artist Owen Dippie to collaborate on a series of paintings to be exhibited in Auckland on the 27th of February. The exhibition named Ko Koe Ko Au (You and I) blends each …

New TPPA study at odds with Govt report

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party A new US study on the impacts of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement casts doubt on the Governments analysis of its impact and highlights the need for a truly open debate on the controversial deal, Opposition Leader Andrew Little says.