New Forum Group Harnesses Diversity

Press Release – Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Suva, FIJI,10 April 2015 — Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, is looking forward to hosting the seven distinguished individuals making up an important new sub-committee on the new Framework for Pacific …

Rotary New Zealand: CYCLONE PAM – VANUATU – Bulletin No. 4

Press Release – Rotary New Zealand World Community Service It is now almost 4 weeks since Cyclone Pam tore through some of the 83 islands of Vanuatu killing eleven people. There has been a flurry of activity by relief agencies including Rotary to delivery aid to the 22 islands most affected. 1,000 Rotary Emergency …

Kiwis chance to break silence on ISDS

Press Release – It’s Our Future The Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade committee is now accepting public submissions on the NZ-Korea Free Trade Agreement, providing Kiwis with a rare chance to break the silence on the controversial investor-state dispute settlement provisions in …

MINISTER KOPU URGES PROVINCIAL GOV’TS TO SPEND WISELY

Press Release – Solomon Islands Government The Minister for Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening (MPGIS) Hon. Duddley Kopu has urged Provincial Governments to implement their budgets properly and to ensure services and developments occur where it is needed.

TPPA leak: Jacobi misleads about protections for NZ

Article – Jane Kelsey On Radio NZs Morning Report Stephen Jacobi said New Zealand would have protections from obligations in the investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) that were not part of the text posted by Wikileaks yesterday.

New Zealand First Bill is More Important than Ever

Press Release – New Zealand First Party Our worst fears around the controversial investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) have been realised, says Fletcher Tabuteau, New Zealand First Commerce and Trade Spokesperson.