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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 >>

IAG/State Insurance Wins 2015 Roger Award

Monday, 2 May 2016, 12:17 pm | CAFCA

The full Judges’ Report , including a financial analysis of the winner, is online at http://canterbury.cyberplace.co.nz/community/CAFCA/pdf/roger-award-2015-judges-report.pdf More >>

CAFCA Forces Overseas Investment Office to Lift Secrecy

Friday, 15 April 2016, 9:28 am | CAFCA

The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) has had a relationship with the Overseas Investment Office (and the Overseas Investment Commission before that) dating back to the 1980s, when we waged a five year long campaign just to get any ... More >>

Four Out of Five Kiwi Workers Not Employed by Transnationals

Monday, 11 April 2016, 11:31 am | CAFCA

Business New Zealand said today (“Foreign Investment Essential For New Zealand”) that: “Today one in five New Zealanders works in a firm that is part-funded by FDI (Foreign Direct Investment)”. More >>

Flogging the Country Off Does Nothing to Reduce NZ’s Debt

Monday, 11 April 2016, 10:00 am | CAFCA

A common justification for flogging off NZ, particularly its publicly-owned assets, to foreign owners, is that it is necessary to reduce the county’s debt. More >>

What Export From NZ Is Bigger Than Seafood & Milk Powder?

Friday, 8 April 2016, 10:17 am | CAFCA

The answer is the exported profits of transnational corporations. Proving that foreign “investment” actually sucks out more money out of New Zealand than it puts in. More >>

Tribute to Ranginui Walker

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 9:16 am | CAFCA

CAFCA joins with all those paying tribute to Ranginui Walker (uniquely, we find ourselves in company with John Key in so doing). More >>

 

 

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