Kiwis chance to break silence on ISDS

Press Release – It’s Our Future The Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade committee is now accepting public submissions on the NZ-Korea Free Trade Agreement, providing Kiwis with a rare chance to break the silence on the controversial investor-state dispute settlement provisions in …

Peters Triumphant; Key Weakens; Shaw Emerges

Press Release – iPredict NZ First leader Winston Peters is expected to win the Northland by-election tomorrow with a majority of 1394 , according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. Prime Minister John Keys …

TPPA leak suggests more challenges for NZ sovereignty

Press Release – Bridget Williams Books As a document leaked yesterday demonstrates the potential effect of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement upon sovereign rights, Professor Margaret Wilson at Waikato University says that changes to the structure of the state are already affecting …

Gordon Campbell on a funeral in Asia and Northland

Column – Gordon Campbell Supposedly, New Zealands destiny lies in Asia, and that was one of Foreign Minister Murray McCullys rationales for his bungled reforms at MFAT. OK. So, if thats the case why didnt Prime Minister John Key – who was already in South Korea – …

Questions and Answers – March 26

Press Release – Office of the Clerk Research and DevelopmentEffect on Economy 1. JAMES SHAW (Green) to the Minister of Science and Innovation : Does he stand by his statement that the Government will build a strong business-led R&D ecosystem to strengthen and diversify New …

APTC celebrates students’ achievements

Press Release – APTC Over 100 students graduated from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) with qualifications in 12 specialised technical and vocational programs during the graduation ceremony held at the Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa (EFKS) Hall, in Apia …