Lisa Owen interviews Mana Party leader Hone Harawira

Press Release – The Nation Lisa Owen interviews Mana Party leader Hone Harawira Headlines: Mana leader Hone Harawira says only exploring options with Kim Dotcoms Internet Party Harawira: Theres whole range of areas in which we stand in common with the Internet Party …

One more time, PM: Parliament does not get to ratify TPPA

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey How many times do the Prime Minister and other members of the government have to be hauled up for misrepresenting the role of Parliament in making treaties, especially the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, asked Professor Jane Kelsey from the …

Gordon Campbell on Judith Collins’ milking of the system

Column – Gordon Campbell The Cabinet manual not only forbids actual conflicts of interest when Ministers are performing public duties from which they or their family members and close associates might derive private gain – it also puts the onus on the Minister to actively avoid …

TPPA Ministers set to make crucial IP decisions this weekend

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey The intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement that Wikileaks posted in November signalled over 100 areas of disagreement. Those square brackets have been rapidly disappearing in the lead-up to the ministerial meeting …

The Internet Party: A progressive force?

Article – Byron Clark The Internet Party is going to fundamentally change this countrys political landscape, apparently. Its unusual for a party that has not registered with the electoral commission, and who havent announced any concrete policy or candidates, to be …

Second release of secret TPP Agreement Documents

Press Release – Wikileaks On 13 November 2013, Wikileaks released the draft text of the crucial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agremeent (TPP) intellectual property chapter during the lead up to a TPP chief negotiators meeting in Salt Lake City on 19-24 November 2013. Today, 9 …