Day: March 4, 2016

TPPA Debate Being Muzzled

Press Release – New Zealand First Party The government is stacking the scales in favour of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement and stifling the debate, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.

Some voices will be heard on TPPA… others not

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Some voices will be heard on TPPA others not In February CTU Secretary Sam Huggard wrote to the Parliamentary Committee about the very brief timeline to hear from the public about the TPPA. Yesterday we heard back from the committee that it refused …

Democracy denied again on TPPA

Press Release – It’s Our Future The Select Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade yesterday decided to deny an extension for submissions into their inquiry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).