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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 >>

Picket Of Leaders Christchurch Debate

Monday, 1 September 2014, 12:01 pm | CAFCA

KEEP OUR ASSETS PICKET OF LEADERS CHRISTCHURCH DEBATE TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2nd, 6 p.m. ST MARGARETS COLLEGE, SHREWSBURY STREET, MERIVALE More >>

Who's Running The Show? And In Whose Interests?

Friday, 4 July 2014, 1:26 pm | CAFCA

Who's Running The Show? And In Whose Interests? Having now concluded my national speaking tour, we have uploaded my speech to the CAFCA Website. Plus we have also uploaded the excellent Powerpoint which Warren Brewer created to accompany it. Obviously ... More >>

Rio Tinto Wins 2013 Roger Award

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:56 pm | CAFCA

Sky City Casino Second, Chorus Third - The criteria for judging are by assessing the transnational (a corporation with 25% or more foreign ownership) that has the most negative impact in each or all of the following categories: economic dominance ... More >>

2013 Roger Award People's Choice

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 4:37 pm | CAFCA

The organisers of the Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand in 2013 invite you to have your say by voting online for the People’s Choice winner. This is an online poll only; the field is restricted ... More >>

Key's Double Talk on Land Sales Disturbing

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 11:25 am | CAFCA

John Key is reported ( Press, 18/3/14) as telling iwi leader Sir Mark Solomon and the public different things concerning NZ land sales to China. Solomon was told the Government is encouraging China to lease rather than buy NZ land, whilst publicly ... More >>

 

 

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