Posts Tagged ‘trans pacific partnership agreement’

Revised TPPA to be signed?

Written By: - Date published: 8:08 am, January 24th, 2018 - 218 comments

Radio New Zealand is reporting that Canadian concerns about the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement have been addressed and the agreement is scheduled to be signed in March.

The TPP11 negotiations: ISDS provisions are gone – almost

Written By: - Date published: 1:08 pm, November 12th, 2017 - 113 comments

David Parker has confirmed that the TPP11 negotiations have resulted in a considerable minimising of the ISDS provisions.  But will this be enough?

Imagine the world without America

Written By: - Date published: 10:00 am, July 23rd, 2017 - 63 comments

America used to be the most powerful nation in the world.  But things are changing.

RIP TPP

Written By: - Date published: 8:39 am, January 24th, 2017 - 70 comments

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and leaving the agreement effectively dead in its tracks.

TPPA review time slashed

Written By: - Date published: 8:30 am, April 8th, 2016 - 36 comments

The Government has reduced the time the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee has to report back on submissions on the TPPA from one month to five days.

Jane Kelsey on TPPA

Written By: - Date published: 7:58 am, January 25th, 2016 - 43 comments

Jane Kelsey on why the TPPA is a bad deal and why we should keep fighting it. Movies courtesy of Bryan Bruce. And don’t forget the public meetings scheduled this week where Jane Kelsey and Lori Wallach will speak.

Kingi Taurua says Government not welcome to Waitangi if TPPA signed

Written By: - Date published: 7:45 am, January 19th, 2016 - 342 comments

Ngāpuhi kaumātua and spokesperson for Te Tii Marae Kingi Tairua has announced that because of the lack of consultation if the TPPA is signed the Government will not be welcome at Waitangi.

TPPA to be signed in New Zealand but the Government is not confirming

Written By: - Date published: 6:18 pm, January 7th, 2016 - 24 comments

The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement will be signed in New Zealand on February 4, 2016.  But the Government is not confirming …

Imperator Fish: the Terrorist Test

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, November 19th, 2015 - 22 comments

Following from a tweet from Josie Pagani Imperator Fish has designed this handy quiz so that protesters can work out if they prefer ISIS to the TPP.

Labour’s position on TPPA

Written By: - Date published: 11:01 am, October 18th, 2015 - 186 comments

The last fortnight has not been a great time for Labour when it comes to the TPPA.  But a couple of imprecisely worded comments may have had far too much read into them.  And the left and the media may have fallen into a trap set by the right.

Congratulations Jane Kelsey

Written By: - Date published: 12:39 pm, October 13th, 2015 - 59 comments

The High Court has upheld Jane Kelsey’s application for a declaration that the Government and Tim Groser improperly considered her application for information concerning the TPPA negotiations.

Parsing John Key on TPPA

Written By: - Date published: 1:32 pm, August 17th, 2015 - 72 comments

John Key made some outlandish claims about TPPA opponents this morning on the Paul Henry show.  And in response, as usual, he was not pulled up on his claims by his interviewer.

TPPA Protest review

Written By: - Date published: 4:55 pm, August 15th, 2015 - 37 comments

An open post to cover  the TPPA protests today. In Auckland it was big and noisy with an estimated 10,000 plus people attending.  Congratulations to the organisers including Jane Kelsey and well done to everyone who turned up despite the weather.  There is a lot of anger building over this issue and I am sure the […]

TPPA Rally – Downtown Auckland, 1 pm TODAY

Written By: - Date published: 1:55 pm, August 14th, 2015 - 65 comments

A reminder that the Auckland TPPA march is on tomorrow at 1 pm starting from Aotea Square.  The US consulate is that worried that it has issued a warning to US citizens!

TPPA Protests this week – Its our future

Written By: - Date published: 9:00 am, August 13th, 2015 - 33 comments

A large anti TPPA protest is scheduled for Saturday in Auckland and throughout the country during this week.

Andrew Little: TPPA no way …

Written By: - Date published: 7:23 am, July 24th, 2015 - 180 comments

Andrew Little has outlined five bottom lines that have to be met before Labour will support the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.  These include protecting Pharmac, no investor state dispute resolution procedure, New Zealand retains the right to restrict land sales to overseas entities, the Treaty of Waitangi is upheld and there are meaningful gains for farmers in tariff reductions and market access.

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