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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 >>

Keep Our Assets Picket At City Council Building

Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:18 am | CAFCA

2016 is local body election year (the election is in October). More >>

Vigorous Campaign Starts With Picket Wednesday December 9th

Friday, 4 December 2015, 3:31 pm | CAFCA

A Keep Our Assets Canterbury (KOA) protest outside Christchurch’s main City Care depot next Wednesday (December 9th) will kick off a vigorous campaign to stop the Christchurch City Council selling City Care. More >>

2015 Roger Award Finalists Named

Tuesday, 1 December 2015, 11:25 am | CAFCA

The six finalists for the 2015 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand are: More >>

Prominent Cantabrians Speak Out Against Asset Sales

Monday, 11 May 2015, 2:38 pm | CAFCA

Responses are coming in to KOA (Keep our Assets Canterbury) from prominent Cantabrians opposed to asset sales. More >>

ANZ Wins 2014 Roger Award

Sunday, 3 May 2015, 11:06 am | CAFCA

The full 2014 Roger Award Judges’ Report is online at http://canterbury.cyberplace.co.nz/community/CAFCA/pdf/roger-award-2014.pdf More >>

Keep Our Assets Canterbury Welcomes Rethink On Rugby Stadium

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 3:43 pm | CAFCA

Keep Our Assets Canterbury welcomes the report in today’s Press that the Crusaders and Canterbury Rugby Union “would happily return to the old AMI Stadium if repaired”. More >>

CAFCA’S 40TH Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 3:03 pm | CAFCA

We think 40 continuous years of CAFCA is something well worth celebrating. In fact, modestly blowing our own trumpet, we think it’s a remarkable achievement. But don’t just take our word for it. Listen to what our enemies have to say: ”... it is a ... More >>

Foreign Control - Key Facts January 2015

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 4:50 pm | CAFCA

Note that there have been major revisions, both of methodology and data, to Statistics New Zealand's Balance of Payments and International Investment Position series since 2013, leading to some significant changes to reported data for past years. More >>

2014 Roger Award Finalists Named

Monday, 8 December 2014, 9:54 am | CAFCA

The six finalists for the 2014 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand are: More >>

 

 

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