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CAFCA Says Don't Expect Much And You Won't Be Disappointed

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 1:15 pm | CAFCA

CAFCA Says Don't Expect Much And You Won't Be Disappointed The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) congratulates the Government for passing the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill, which will become law within weeks. At least ... More >>

Time To Get Tough With Tax Dodging Transnationals

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:57 pm | CAFCA

For several years now the New Zealand media have drawn attention to the scandalously low amount of tax paid in this country by some of the biggest transnational corporations (TNCs) in the world, particularly the digital economy giants such as Apple, Google, ... More >>

Demilitarising the Pacific Starts at Home, Jacinda

Friday, 13 April 2018, 10:20 am | CAFCA

The Anti-Bases Campaign (ABC) congratulates the Prime Minister for saying: "New Zealand is opposed to the militarisation of the Pacific". She said it in response to reports of China possibly eyeing up the chances of getting itself a military base ... More >>

Jacinda Says NZ Has "Independent Foreign Policy"

Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 1:38 pm | CAFCA

Jacinda Says NZ Has "Independent Foreign Policy" If Only That Was True The Aotearoa Independence Movement (AIM) congratulates the Prime Minister for explicitly defying President Trump's bullying in relation to New Zealand's United Nations vote ... More >>

Overseas Investment Office Needs to Pull Finger

Tuesday, 26 December 2017, 5:48 pm | CAFCA

Overseas Investment Office Needs to Pull Finger on "Not of Good Character" Complaints The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) is pleased that the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has rejected the application from China's HNA ... More >>

New Farmland Restrictions on Foreign Buyers Welcome

Friday, 1 December 2017, 9:12 pm | CAFCA

New Farmland Restrictions on Foreign Buyers Welcome First Step CAFCA Urges Government To Go Much Further & Faster The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) is very pleased that the Government announced that, as of December 2017, ... More >>

Root Causes of Refugee Crisis Need to Be Addressed

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 3:44 pm | CAFCA

The Prime Minister is to be congratulated for trying to do the decent thing by, in her words, “offering to lend a hand” with regards to Australia’s appalling treatment of refugees detained, then abandoned, on Manus Island (not to forget the ... More >>

Government Takes First Baby Steps On Foreign Control

Friday, 3 November 2017, 6:33 pm | CAFCA

The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) congratulates the Government on taking its first baby steps on the major issue of foreign control. Of course we are pleased that it is going to ban foreign speculators from buying houses. But, ... More >>

Christchurch Council Restores City Care to Strategic Assets

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 9:41 am | CAFCA

The Christchurch City Council voted, on June 20th, to restore City Care to its strategic assets list. More >>

Tillerson Visit a Good Opportunity

Friday, 2 June 2017, 3:54 pm | CAFCA

Why is Bill English sucking up to Rex Tillerson (whom Donald Trump calls "Mr Exxon") at exactly the same time that his boss is giving the fingers to the world and walking away from the Paris Climate Agreement and hence any American responsibility ... More >>

YOUI Wins 2016 Roger Award

Monday, 10 April 2017, 11:29 am | CAFCA

The six finalists were: Bathurst Resources, Coca Cola, IAG/State Insurance, Uber, Westpac and Youi . More >>

Waihopai Spybase Protest Saturday January 28th

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:47 am | CAFCA

People from all around New Zealand (and Australia) will be converging on the super-secret Waihopai satellite interception spybase, in Marlborough, on Saturday January 28th. More >>

2016 Roger Award Finalists Named

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 12:04 pm | CAFCA

The six finalists for the 2016 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand are: More >>

New Zealand Intelligence and Security Bill 2016

Tuesday, 20 September 2016, 9:41 am | CAFCA

Submissions to the Select Committee on the New Zealand Intelligence and Security Bill 2016 . What should we be concerned about? More >>

Spies Given More Powers In Spite Of Their Failures

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 2:00 pm | CAFCA

The Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) and the Security Intelligence Service (SIS) are being handed more powers by the Government, and given legal backing for spying on New Zealanders, in spite of yet another example of their wrongdoings ... More >>

Council Must Restore Enable To Its Strategic Assets Register

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 10:48 am | CAFCA

The recent decision by the Christchurch City Council to buy the Government’s share of Enable Services Ltd would be commendable if it wasn’t for the fact the Council took Enable off the Council’s strategic asset register in 2015. More >>

What NZ Needs Is A Bouncer, Not A Doorman

Saturday, 25 June 2016, 1:00 pm | CAFCA

Land Information NZ released today the independent review of the Overseas Investment Office’s “good character” process in the wake of its 2014 approval of the sale of Onetai Station to buyers who figure in the Panama Papers. More >>

Christchurch Council Flying Blind On Housing Changes

Friday, 20 May 2016, 5:29 pm | CAFCA

The Christchurch City Council (CCC) is the second biggest landlord in NZ (after the State). So, any changes with the city’s publicly-owned housing portfolio are a big deal. More >>

IAG/State Insurance and The Roger Award

Friday, 13 May 2016, 9:06 am | CAFCA

IAG/State Insurance Just Keeps On Demonstrating Why It Won The Roger Award More >>

Overseas Investment Office Review

Monday, 9 May 2016, 1:22 pm | CAFCA

The Government has announced an “independent review” of the Overseas Investment Office in the wake of its 2014 approval of the sale of Onetai Station to buyers who figure in the Panama Papers. More >>

 

 

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