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 …

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 – …

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 …

TPPA secret while EU releases TTIP documents

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey Trade minister Tim Groser has repeatedly claimed that negotiations for agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) are never conducted in daylight. That is simply not true.

Prime Minister’s Statement

Press Release – New Zealand Government The Government is continuing to implement its plan to build a faster-growing economy with more jobs and rising incomes, and to support New Zealanders and their families.

Forests At Risk from Secret Trade Deal

Press Release – GE Free NZ Forests At Risk from Secret Trade Deal and GE Trees Partnerships Outrage in the US at the secret approval of genetically engineered (GE) trees could see New Zealand companies implicated in an industry-wide effort to keep the public in the dark. [1]

Second rate deal a no go – Goff

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party A second rate deal on dairy in the TPP would totally contradict the agreed purpose of the Pacific trade agreement, Labours Trade spokesperson, Phil Goff says.