Groser Set for Washington as Hopes for TPP Fade

Press Release – iPredict Trade Minister Tim Groser is set to become New Zealands next Ambassador to the United States as hopes of a successful outcome to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations fade, according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders …

Gordon Campbell on parity with Australia & disarming Israel

Column – Gordon Campbell As the New Zealand dollar edges towards parity with the Aussie dollar, it seems facile to treat this as some game of Transtasman arm-wrestling that yay, were winning. The political rhetoric is all about our economic strength versus their …

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 – …

Talk Nation Radio: Margaret Flowers on Stopping the TPP

Article – David Swanson Margaret Flowers is a Maryland pediatrician who currently serves as co-director of PopularResistance.org and is co-host of Clearing the FOG Radio. She has been fighting to stop fast track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership for more than three years. We …

Secret TPPA Investment Chapter Released

Press Release – Wikileaks WikiLeaks releases today the “Investment Chapter” from the secret negotiations of the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) agreement. The document adds to the previous WikiLeaks publications of the chapters for Intellectual Property Rights (November …

TPP policy solution adopted by Hutt City Council

Press Release – TPP Action Group A packed gallery of locals on Tuesday 24th March witnessed Hutt City Council become the 7th New Zealand Council to support the public interest TPP policy originally adopted by Auckland in December 2012. Hutt City joins Nelson, Tasman, Christchurch, …