Judd and Fox presenting at Māori Governance Hui

Press Release – Maori Council New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd and Mori Party Co-leader Marama Fox are the latest to join an exciting line up of speakers and presenters attending this weekends Te Tatau Pounamu Maori Governance and Representation Conference in Palmerston North.

How will people hold governments to account?

Opinion – Citizen News Service Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service – CNS One of the major failures of current times is how democratic systems are being made ineffective so that people with a ‘power of one vote’ are not able to hold elected representatives to account. How …

TPP Ministerial Meeting cancelled

Press Release – AFTINET Both Japan and Chile have said they will not finalise the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal until Fast Track legislation has passed both houses of the U.S. Congress, Dr Patricia Ranald, Coordinator of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network …

TPP Ministerial Meeting cancelled

Press Release – AFTINET Both Japan and Chile have said they will not finalise the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal until Fast Track legislation has passed both houses of the U.S. Congress, Dr Patricia Ranald Coordinator of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network …

Document Shows Elizabeth Warren Is Right About TPP

Article – Zaid Jilani As opponents and advocates of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continue to battle it out, the debate over the agreement has largely focused on the issue of trade whether jobs will be lost or gained, what the agreement will do to our trade deficit, …

Time to Put the Deal Out of its Misery

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey The reported cancellation of the planned meeting of the twelve trade ministers in Guam, billed as an endgame for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), is another nail in the coffin of a deal that has been on life support for several …