Wellington City Council joins calls for TPPA benefits

Press Release – Wellington City Council Wellington City Council has voted to join nine other councils around the country in urging the Government to ensure the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership and Free Trade Agreement (TPPA) protects New Zealands interests and does not jeopardise …

Is the media manipulating citizens into violent action?

Opinion – Charles Drace Over the past several years there have been literally hundreds of events around the country protesting against the Key government’s expected signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement without public consultation or Parliamentary debate, the government’s …

Peters Not Expected to Stand in Northland

Press Release – iPredict NZ First leader Winston Peters will not stand in the Northland by-election , according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. National is then expected to win the by-election with more than …

Health advocates lead call for TPPA transparency

Press Release – University of Auckland Several University of Auckland academics are among health advocates from New Zealand and Australia leading an international call for public release and wide discussion of the text of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).

Douglas Pharmaceuticals diversifies in in growth quests

Article – BusinessDesk Feb. 13 (BusinessDesk) – Douglas Pharmaceuticals, New Zealands largest developer and manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals, is targeting annual revenues of $244 million by 2020 from $145 million today as it diversifies and seeks higher risk, …