Category: Events

Having fun with the TPPA: National Cartoon Competition Launched

A Trans-Pacific Partnership Cartoon Competition has been launched to encourage the country’s satirists and graphic artists to engage creatively with its many issues. The co-sponsors are Scoop Independent News (publishers of, the Society of Authors, the Bruce Jesson Foundation and BizDojo, who will also host an exhibition of the cartoons in Auckland during the negotiation. The competition offers three $500 prizes: Best Cartoon judged by Finlay Macdonald, a people’s choice award voted online, and a student’s prize (0lus scholarship) from BizDojo. All entries will be exhibited online at, and BizDojo’s exhibition space in Karangahape Rd, Auckland from 1 to 7 December, with an online auction where artists agree. Information on entries is...

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Hear Australian Public Health expert on TPP Auckland & Wgtn 24-27 September

Deb Gleeson, an Australian public health expert on TPP, will speak in Wellington on public heath issues at 5.30pm, Wednesday 26th September with Prof Susy Frankel at Rutherford House, with Simon Terry from the Sustainability Council on Thursday, 27th September at 12.30 pm at City Art Gallery, and 6.00pm at 19 Tory Street with Rainbow on impacts on poorer countries and HIV/AIDs. There will be a public meeting in Auckland in the evening on Monday 24 or Tuesday 25th. Check in the ‘events‘ section for...

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