Category: Activism

Speeches from Auckland anti-TPPA Rally March 2018

On Sunday 4th of March hundred’s of people around the country gathered to protest the government signing the TPPA in Chile on the 8th of March. Below are the speakers from the Auckland Rally;   Mikey Brenndorfer –  speaking on the health analysis   Moana Maniapoto – speaking on holding the lines, and Te Tiriti, and independent analysis   Bryan Bruce – speaking on the implications of the TPPA and similar trade deals   Laila Harre – speaking on holding the lines and labour rights   Jane Kelsey – speaking on the spin, current state of play and actions...

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Group Our Children’s Future lock themselves to train tracks in protest of the TPPA

On Thursday 1st of March, 6 members of the Christchurch group Our Children’s Future locked themselves to train tracks in protest of our government signing the TPPA-11 (CPTPP) in Chile on the 8th of March. See the video and media release below of their action;   Protesters Locked to Train Track Say TPPA is the Same Bad Deal Four women and two men have locked themselves to a train track in Christchurch demanding sustainable economics and an end to the re-branded TPPA. Speaking for the group, ‘Our Children’s Future’, Josie Butler said “This is essentially the same deal that...

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