Forests At Risk from Secret Trade Deal

Press Release – GE Free NZ Forests At Risk from Secret Trade Deal and GE Trees Partnerships Outrage in the US at the secret approval of genetically engineered (GE) trees could see New Zealand companies implicated in an industry-wide effort to keep the public in the dark. [1]

Fabian Society: 2015 Prospect and 2014 Wrap-up

Press Release – New Zealand Fabian Society February 2015 will start with presentations from Sir Ted Thomas on The enduring Legacy of Neo-Liberalism in Wellington on Febrary 11 and in Auckland from Louise Humpage on Policy Change, social attitudes and citizenship . Professor Guy …

Pushing for a Pacific free trade area at Quito

Speech – New Zealand Labour Party Labours Economic Development Spokesperson David Clark has helped push for greater efforts to establish a Pacific free trade area at the 23rd Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Ecuador.

Must seed-saving go underground?

Press Release – Food Matters Aotearoa New Zealand community gardens and home gardeners are likely to be undermined by trade deals such as the TPPA (1)which may allow regulation to criminalise our inherent human instinct to save the best seed for health and climatic conditions.

Voters Not Congress Should Decide TPP Trade Pact

Opinion – Stephen Crockett We need to slow the TPP (Trans Pacific Pact) approval process down until after the 2016 elections. After the final full terms are made public, the voters should decide this issue using our democratic electoral processes. We need this to be a campaign …