Dunedin South chooses Voight

Press Release – Democrats for Social Credit Health practitioner Warren Voight has been selected as the Dunedin South electorate candidate for Democrats for Social Credit. As a candidate in this years General Election, I am excited to be representing Democrats for Social Credit and celebrating …

Daily Press Briefing: April 9, 2014

Press Release – US State Department The Secretary spoke this morning with Foreign Minister Lavrov. He also spoke with Prime Minister Yatsenyuk separately. When he spoke with Foreign Minister Lavrov, he reiterated our concerns his concerns about escalating tensions in the east.

Japan FTA secret text means announcement lacks detail

Press Release – AFTINET The grand announcement about the Japan-Australia economic partnership agreement was made yesterday, but the text of the agreement remains secret. This enables a splash to be made about claimed benefits without public scrutiny of the downsides …

FTA steals a march on NZ and US on agriculture in TPPA

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey Australia appears to have stolen a march on New Zealand and other parties to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement by concluding its longstanding negotiations for a free trade agreement with Japan overnight, according to Professor Jane Kelsey, …

Thousands rally to protect decision making and sovereignty

Press Release – It’s Our Future Thousands rally to protect local decision making and sovereignty Thousands of people took part in rallies and marches across the country yesterday to stand up for New Zealands right to determine its own future, in a national day of action against …

Greens back nationwide day of action over TPPA

Press Release – Green Party The Green Party is 100% behind rallies throughout New Zealand warning the public about fishhooks in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) and the secrecy with which it is being negotiated, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei said today. …

Lift the Black Out on Sneaky Treaty Negotiations

Press Release – New Zealand First Party New Zealand First is calling for an end to the black-out on terms and conditions being considered for the so-called trade deal – the Trans Pacific Partnership. The public must be allowed to debate every possible inclusion, says Leader Rt Hon …

It’s our future – we want a say

Press Release – NZNO The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is joining the national rally against the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) tomorrow because it believes that public health is too important an issue to be negotiated away in a secret agreement.

Industry Trying to Use TPPA to Stop Labelling of GM Food

Press Release – GE Free NZ Industry Trying to Use TPPA to Stop Labelling of GM Food A biotech industry group in the US has been pushing for the TransPacific Partnership agreement to prevent labelling of almost all GMO products and leave consumers in the dark. A submission …

Murray Horton Speaking Tour: Who’s running the show?

Press Release – Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa Murray Horton is the long serving Organiser and spokesperson for two Christchurch-based groups, the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) and the Anti-Bases Campaign (ABC).