Free trade with EU urged

Press Release – Business New Zealand

International trade between New Zealand and the European Union should be freed up, says BusinessNZ. Read more »

Silver Fern Farms deal: huge potential, caution required

Press Release – Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers sees Shanghai Maling s proposed investment in a joint venture with Silver Fern Farms as an overwhelming vote of confidence in our red meat industry, however we are encouraging Silver Fern Farms’ shareholders to carefully consider … Read more »

Protesters Arrested Attempting to Seize TPPA

Press Release – Show Us Ya Text

Just before 2pm today arrests began of over 15 protesters from citizens group Show Us Ya Text, while attempting to seize the TPPA outside the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Read more »

Large trade blocs good for NZ exports

Press Release – Business New Zealand

The Governments Business Growth Agenda on trade has been updated, with a focus on completing the Trans Pacific Partnership, achieving a free trade agreement with the European Union, and engaging more with emerging economies in Latin and South … Read more »

NZ trade policy ‘pivots’ to EU and Latin America

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ trade policy ‘pivots’ to EU and Latin America; India, Gulf States now ‘long term’ goals Read more »

NZ China Mayoral Forum to explore trade and investment

Press Release – LGNZ

New Zealand China Mayoral Forum to explore trade and investment opportunities New Zealand mayors are preparing to explore innovative trade and investment opportunities with Chinas local government leaders at a ground-breaking Mayoral Forum next week … Read more »

Silver Fern Farms Must Not Be Allowed to Go Chinese

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First is vowing to fight for the continued New Zealand ownership of New Zealands second largest meat cooperative as it faces sale to the Chinese. Read more »

Why TPPA could rob our children of a truly prosperous future

Opinion – Tim Campion

I am a Systems Analyst by trade. I have been working on designing systems and fixing broken ones for over 20 years. I have worked across many industries in both the public and the private sectors and have worked on all manner of systems and technologies. … Read more »

Vice Chair of the IPCC to visit Wellington

Press Release – Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand

On Monday 10 August 2015, Prof. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Vice Chair and Candidate Chair of the IPCC, will visit Wellington. He will speak publicly on the topic of: “Key messages from the IPCC 5th Assessment Report – Challenges and Opportunities … Read more »

Chance For Government To Garner Support For TPPA

Press Release – Democrats for Social Credit

The Prime Minister and the Trade Negotiations Minister have been handed a golden opportunity to shore up flagging support for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, says Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader, Chris Leitch. Read more »

Concerned Citizens Chained to Museum in TPPA Protest

Press Release – TPPA Auckland Call to Action Group

The stalling of yesterdays TPPA negotiations in Maui provide light relief for the citizens of New Zealand, but we cannot be complacent in thinking that our Government will not continue on signing our country up to a deal that may be detrimental for … Read more »

Q+A: Tim Groser on the TPP

Press Release – TVNZ

CORIN Mr Groser, can you give us a sense of how disappointing this is that you didnt reach an agreement this week? Read more »

TPPA a botch-up from the start

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The TPPA was a botch-up from the start, says New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. Read more »

Stalled TPP chance for wider discussion

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Failure to get the TPP agreement across the line gives New Zealanders an opportunity to put more pressure on the Government not to sign away our sovereignty, Opposition leader Andrew Little says. Read more »

Time for the Govt to come clean on flailing TPP

Press Release – Green Party

The Government should come clean about what concessions it has already made and what issues have been left on the TPP negotiating table, the Green Party said today. Read more »

Groser proves trade credentials by insisting on a good deal

Press Release – DCANZ – Dairy Companies Association New Zealand

The Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand (DCANZ) is commending New Zealand Trade Minister, Tim Groser, for standing firm against enormous pressure to concede to a sub-standard deal for dairy. The Minister and his team of expert negotiators … Read more »

Groser disappointed TPP deal not reached

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Trade Minister Tim Groser is disappointed that the TPP negotiations were unable to reach a conclusion today, but TPP ministers collectively pledged to meet again as soon as possible to finalise the deal. Read more »

TPPA ministerial fails – time for NZ Govt. to cut losses

Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey

The final ministerial meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) in Maui has failed. Not opting to stay another day shows the gridlock is serious and potentially intractable, according to University of Auckland law professor … Read more »

No TPP deal in Maui, but Groser ‘extremely confident’

Article – BusinessDesk

Aug. 1 (BusinessDesk) – Intensive negotiations to seal the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment pact in Hawaii this week have failed. Read more »

Secrecy of TPPA documents heads to court

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

A legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations will be launched in the High Court next week. Read more »

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