TPPA Circus Kicks Off

Posted 11:38am Sunday 13th March 2016 by Jessica Thompson

The first of the TPP Roadshows kicked off today with central Auckland being the first stop on the trail. The roadshows are the government’s sales tactic for the agreement, which has gathered criticism by many members of the public as well as several political parties.  Several Read more...

Anti-TPPA Protest Draws Small Crowd

Posted 11:48am Sunday 4th October 2015 by Bridie Boyd

The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was the subject of another student protest last week, this time taking place on the Union Lawn. The protest was the largest University of Otago activist event in 2015, attracting around 100 people. The protest, organised by leader of the Otago Read more...

David Clark | Issue 21

Posted 2:16pm Sunday 30th August 2015 by David Clark

As more information has leaked about the highly secretive draft Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, I’ve become more concerned about just what the government wants to sign us up for. Don’t get me wrong, Labour supports free trade. That’s why we signed a free trade agreement with Read more...

TPPA Negotiations Break Down

Posted 11:03am Sunday 9th August 2015 by Oliver Gaskell

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has suffered a major blow. Negotiations with Australia and other nations have broken down at the latest talks about the agreement.  The latest TPP talks, held in Hawaii at the end of July, were held back by a lack of consensus among the Pacific nations. Read more...

In My Opinion: Henry’s word | Issue 11

Posted 11:41am Sunday 10th May 2015 by Henry Napier

National’s treatment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will eventually hurt the party. The TPPA is a multilateral investment agreement between twelve states. In short, this means a bunch of countries get together and make up some rules that they’ll all abide by and, in Read more...

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