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TPPA - Kiwis fight back on November 8

Article Date: 
Tuesday, November 4, 2014

On 8 November 2014 Kiwis will kickstart the global day of action against the TPPA - the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement.

TPPA poses an enormous threat to NZ’s ability to regulate for itself, and gives foreign investors and multinationals new rights to control our laws.

On November 8 - Kiwis fight back!

Details of the event nearest you are below:

Kiwi celebs call for release of the TPPA text: video & petition

Article Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Prominent New Zealand actors, musicians and media commentators are calling for the government to release the draft text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).

Two thirds of New Zealanders wary of TPP that allows foreign investors to sue

Date of Release: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

A new poll shows two thirds of New Zealanders are wary of a Trans Pacific Partnership that has rules allowing corporations to sue governments.

FIRST Union speaks out against TPPA

Article Date: 
Thursday, December 6, 2012

FIRST Union joined other organisations in protesting the opening of the Trans Pacific Partnership trade talks in Auckland this week.

Auckland TPP trade talks spark protest

Date of Release: 
03/12/2012

Long running talks to hammer out a free trade agreement between 11 Asia Pacific countries have resumed in Auckland, sparking criticism and protest.

TPP worries textile workers

Date of Release: 
15/06/2012

Textile workers are worried the Government will sign an international trade deal that will end its procurement policy of buying New Zealand-made goods.

TPPA should not cut off government options on jobs

Date of Release: 
Thursday, June 14, 2012

The government shouldn’t sign trade agreements that cut off New Zealand’s policy options to grow jobs for Kiwis, the clothing and textile workers’ union said today.

Cigarette plain packaging: Unstuck by the TPP?

Date of Release: 
21/04/2012

Could the Government's plan for plain packaging for cigarettes come unstuck as a result of the TPP?

TPP will derail tobacco law changes - union

Date of Release: 
20/04/2012

Opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement say it's going to lead to a flood of lawsuits against the Government.

Clause could allow legal action for tobacco companies

Date of Release: 
20/04/2012

A clause in any Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement could open the Government up to legal action from tobacco companies keen to protect their branding.

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