Groser’s gross diplomacy creates ‘Grossing’ verb

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party New Zealand is a laughing stock on the international stage yet again with revelations Tim Grosers unbecoming and undiplomatic language has led to a new term, Grossing in Washington DC circles, says David Parker, Labours Export Growth and Trade spokesperson.

New Zealand Weekly Economic & Political Update

Press Release – iPredict The Official Cash Rate will be cut on 11 June and again by 10 December , according to the combined wisdom of the 8000+ registered traders on New Zealands predictions market, iPredict. Despite this, annual inflation is not expected to reach 2% until …

NZ Politicians Join Call to Protect Sovereignty

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey NZ Politicians Join Call to Protect Sovereignty from US Certification in TPPA An open letter signed by current and former political leaders from five countries participating in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement has called for effective moves to protect …

The latest good reason for dumping the monarchy

Column – Gordon Campbell T he monarchy, the media and the masses is a threesome made in tabloid heaven, and it has seen a lot of action during this past month. The birth of Princess Charlotte, and then Prince Harrys visit to New Zealand.To a quite embarrassing extent, …

U.S. Senate votes down TPP FastTrack bill:

Press Release – Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network The conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal is now in doubt following the defeat in the US Senate of a proposal to advance the FastTrack Bill. The Fast Track Bill would prevent the U.S. Congress from amending the TPP, and instead …

TPPA hurdle good news for Kiwis

Press Release – It’s Our Future This mornings news that Fast Track authority has failed to clear the latest hurdle in the US Senate will give Kiwis that have voiced their opposition to the TPPA a reason to rejoice, according to Its Our Future spokesperson Edward Miller. …

Average Auckland House to Reach $821,335 by End of June

Press Release – iPredict IPREDICT LTD NEW ZEALAND WEEKLY ECONOMIC & POLITICAL UPDATE Wednesday 13 May 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE www.ipredict.co.nz Average Auckland House to Reach $821,335 by End of June The average Auckland house price is expected to rise by 0.88% in May …

Gordon Campbell on the death knell for the TPP

Column – Gordon Campbell It is unusual for anyone to vote for an early execution, but thats effectively what President Barack Obamas friends in the US Senate have just done by bringing forward a procedural vote related to the Trans Pacific Partnership. If all had gone …