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Submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee in support of the TPPA-11: Don’t Do It! petition

Reject the TPPA and review the treaty-making process Submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee in support of the TPPA-11: Don’t Do It! petition delivered to Golriz Ghahraman MP on Thursday 8 March 2018 on behalf of It’s Our Future and 5,098 signatories.   The below submission was submitted by Oliver Hailes as Spokesperson of It’s Our Future. Please click the link to download the submission for viewing. Reject the TPPA and review the treaty-making process Don’t Do It! petition submission  ...

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It’s Our Future Press Release: Parliament should review international treaty powers

“The parliamentary select committee should call for a review of the government’s treaty-making powers before rushing in to ratify the TPPA,” says Oliver Hailes, spokesperson for It’s Our Future, in anticipation of next week’s hearings on the controversial economic treaty. “We need modern forms of accountability before we commit to these mega agreements.” This morning It’s Our Future delivered a written submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee in support of its TPPA-11: Don’t Do It! petition, which was signed by thousands and delivered to Green MP Golriz Ghahraman outside Parliament on the day the revived treaty was signed...

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Copies of CPTPP Submissions – Jane Kelsey, Laila Harre, Barry Coates, NZCTU, BWI and the Alliance Party

Please click on the links below each name to download their submission on the CPTPP   Jane Kelsey’s CPTPP Submission Jane Kelsey’s CPTPP Submission   Laila Harre’s CPTPP Submission Laila Harre’s CPTPP Submission   Barry Coates’ CPTPP Submission Barry Coates’ CPTPP submission   Building and Woodworkers International’s CPTPP Submission BWI Submission on CPTPP   NZCTU’s CPTPP Submission NZCTU submission on the CPTPP   The Alliance Party’s CPTPP Submission The Alliance Party’s CPTPP...

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NZPTV interview with Amanda Vickers on feeling betrayed by NZ First’s TPPA u-turn

NZPTV is the New Zealand Public Television Trust  – a hub where Kiwi film and television makers can screen their programmes so that other New Zealanders around our country, and around the world, can watch them for free. It is also a place for you to have your say. NZPTV have recently launched VOICE OF THE PEOPLE. Their first interview is with Amanda Vickers, who says she worked hard to get NZ First elected, but now feels betrayed over their u-turn on the TPPA issue. If you would like to have your say on an issue of public importance...

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Speeches from the Wellington Rally and Don’t Do It! Petition Handover 08/03/2018

On Thursday the 8th of March in opposition to the NZ government signing the CPTPP, concerned New Zealanders gathered outside of Parliament to voice their opposition and to handover the Don’t Do It Petition which saw over 5000 people sign over a 3 week period.   Below are the videos of the speeches and the petition handover.   Antony Maddock – speaking on TPP Free Wgtn campaigns, successes, retrospective and perspective   Catherine Murupaenga-Ikenn – speaking from a tangata whenua perspective   Bryan Bruce – speaking on the implications of the TPPA and similar trade deals   Grant Brookes –...

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