Tag: Its Our Future Christchurch

1,500 Concerned Christchurch Citizens Attend Anti-TPPA Rally

Press Release – Its Our Future Christchurch A large crowd of at least 1500 came to Christchurch’s Cathedral Square today, Sat January 30, 2016, to mourn the death of Democracy if the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is implemented.1500 Concerned Citizens of Christchurch, New Zealand Attended the Anti-TPPA Rally A large crowd of at least 1500 came to Christchurch’s Cathedral Square today, Sat January 30, 2016, to mourn the death of Democracy if the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is implemented. The whole crowd mourned as the coffin containing Democracy was taken from the hearse and put on the stage and a eulogy was performed. The whole crowd raged as Prime Minister John Key [puppet], dressed as an American puppet, kicked Democracy into it’s grave accompanied by Salmonella Dub’s about to be released new song, Jonkey’s. The whole crowd revelled as the Its Our Future Christchurch team arrived with oxygen and a blood transfusion and resurrected Democracy. We heard today that it is virtually impossible for the United States to ratify the treaty as most of Congress and all the leading presidential candidates are opposed to it. Without the US, the treaty cannot be implemented. We heard today that the expert analyses of the first 5 chapters proves the government has lied about the benefits to New Zealand and has covered up the enormous costs to our country. We heard today that John...

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Oxford Public Meeting TPPA on Wednesday 15th April

Press Release – Its Our Future Christchurch ‘Its Our Future Christchurch’ is holding a Public Meeting to discuss the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Oxford. The TPPA is a trade agreement the government is currently negotiating with the US and 11 other Pacific Rim countries.Oxford Public Meeting TPPA on Wednesday 15th April 2015, 7pm to 9pm. ‘It’s Our Future Christchurch’ is holding a Public Meeting to discuss the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Oxford. The TPPA is a trade agreement the government is currently negotiating with the US and 11 other Pacific Rim countries. Gen de Spa, organiser of the Christchurch group, said this is a conversation she feels the government should be organizing in every community in Aotearoa. The ambition of this meeting is to provide a safe forum to discuss questions people have about the TPPA and an opportunity to listen and understand different perspectives. There is growing concern the non-trade chapters of the TPPA could threaten many areas of the New Zealand way of life. However the parts involving trade could be seen as a positive for the country de Spa says. “We need to hear each other’s concerns and values and look at what we know about this deal in order to gauge the cost/benefits for the country as a whole. Now it is time for us to get together and talk about...

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Christchurch rallies against TPPA on November 8

Press Release – Its Our Future Christchurch Christchurch residents will join an International Day of Action against the dangerous Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) on Saturday November 8. Gen de Spa, organiser of the Christchurch event, said that there was rapidly growing concern about the …27 October 2014 Christchurch rallies against TPPA on November 8 Christchurch residents will join an International Day of Action against the dangerous Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) on Saturday November 8. Gen de Spa, organiser of the Christchurch event, said that there was rapidly growing concern about the enormous threat of the Agreement on so many aspects of the New Zealand way of life. The TPPA gives control of our country to the multi-national companies who are negotiating it in secret. “We don’t think that people, our planet or peace should be sacrificed for profit. We want prosperous trade for all, and the TPPA is not going to deliver that.” The TPPA risks substantial damage to our healthcare, environment, worker’s rights, arts, te Tiriti o Waitangi, internet freedom, financial regulation, food safety, our ability to remain nuclear free, GE labeling, restricting fracking and many other areas so important to all New Zealanders. “A TPPA could give transnational companies the right to sue [our] government…. It would give away the freedom of our children and grandchildren to determine their own future. Please help us stop...

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