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Murray Horton Speaking Tour : Who’s Running The Show?

Friday, 25 April 2014, 2:57 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

MURRAY HORTON SPEAKING TOUR May 4 - 29 Who’s Running The Show? And In Whose Interests? Murray Horton is the long serving Organiser and spokesperson for two Christchurch-based groups, the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa ( CAFCA ) and the Anti-Bases ... More >>

Rio Tinto Wins 2013 Roger, Sky City Casino 2nd, Chorus 3rd

Monday, 21 April 2014, 3:38 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The seven finalists for the 2013 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand were: ANZ, Chorus, IAG Insurance Group, Imperial Tobacco, Rio Tinto, Sky City Casino and Talent 2 . More >>

Murray Horton Speaking Tour: Who’s running the show?

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 3:27 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Murray Horton is the long serving Organiser and spokesperson for two Christchurch-based groups, the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) and the Anti-Bases Campaign (ABC). More >>

Murray Horton Speaking Tour: March 31- May 29

Monday, 10 March 2014, 2:43 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Murray Horton is the long serving Organiser and spokesperson for two Christchurch-based groups, the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) and the Anti-Bases Campaign (ABC). He has been a political activist since the late 1960s and has a national ... More >>

Let the “Too Big to Fail” Smelter Fail

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 6:04 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

“Too big to fail” was the mantra of the robber banks and other transnational financial sharks during the Global Financial Crisis, which remains ongoing. This left the victims to pay for the costs of the crime, while the corporate criminals ... More >>

Ian Dalziel Cartoon: The Hobbit and the TPPA

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 2:35 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Does John Key have a firm grasp on the big picture? More >>

Warner Brothers Won 2010 Roger Award for “Hobbit” Affair

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 2:14 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Amidst all the hype and hysteria of today’s world premiere of “The Hobbit”, let’s refresh our memories about its ugly beginnings a couple of years ago. Warner Brothers won the 2010 Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating ... More >>

Crafar Farms sale surprising only in that it took so long

Friday, 27 January 2012, 2:54 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The announcement today of Ministerial and Overseas Investment Office approval of the sale of the bankrupt Crafar Farms to Chinese buyers is no surprise to the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA). More >>

No Corporate Welfare for Coca Cola &Transnational Bludgers

Thursday, 19 January 2012, 5:10 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Speaking at the opening of Coca Cola Amatil’s Christchurch bottling plant, group managing director Terry Davis called on the Government to consider “incentives” for food and beverage manufacturers ( Press , 19/1/12; “Coca-Cola calls for incentives”). More >>

Time for Government to Get Back Into Insurance Business

Friday, 13 January 2012, 11:58 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The Government announced this week that it has no plans to help Ansvar Insurance customers left in the lurch by their insurer’s December 31st exit from the New Zealand insurance market. More >>

Time for Government to Get Back Into Insurance Business

Friday, 23 December 2011, 3:53 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The announcement this week that IAG is buying AMI Insurance’s “good business” but leaving the Crown to deal with AMI’s “bad business”, namely $1.8 billion of Canterbury earthquake claims, is a perfect illustration of the phrase “to privatise ... More >>

Selling State Assets to Mum & Dad When They Already Own Them

Friday, 23 December 2011, 3:49 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The announcement that Mighty River Power will be the first State asset to be put on the market simply confirms the wrongheadedness of this policy, for which the Government does not have a mandate, despite its claims to the contrary (every single poll on ... More >>

New Zealand Is Not For Sale

Thursday, 31 March 2011, 4:50 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The November 26 election is one of the most important in decades. Both major parties are committed to policies by which the New Zealand economy is even more dominated by transnational corporations; more and more of our farmland is owned by foreigners; ... More >>

Precedent For Overseas Investment Office

Thursday, 23 December 2010, 2:55 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Refusal Of Natural Dairy Bid For Crafar Farms Sets Precedent For Overseas Investment Office The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) congratulates both the Overseas Investment Office (OIO) and the Government for having refused the application ... More >>

Public Opposition to Land Sales Forces Backdown

Monday, 27 September 2010, 3:58 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

When Bill English announced yet another review of the Overseas Investment Act, in early 2009, he said that its recommendations would be made public by the middle of last year. It has taken until the end of September 2010 for that to actually happen, ... More >>

Chinese Buy Up Of Dairy Farms

Friday, 26 March 2010, 2:28 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Chief Reporter Chinese Buy Up Of Dairy Farms Get Used To It. This Is What A “Free” Trade Agreement Looks Like More >>

Allowing Shania Twain To Buy High Country Stations

Monday, 22 February 2010, 12:41 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Helen Clark is currently back in the country to bask in the glow of the warm fuzzies. So it’s very timely to look critically at the continued purchase of South Island high country stations by companies linked to Canadian singer, Shania Twain, who was ... More >>

Hillary Clinton Bearing a Poisoned Chalice for NZ

Thursday, 14 January 2010, 3:08 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Hillary Clinton’s visit this weekend will highlight the fact that negotiations will commence in March for the US to join an expanded Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (currently comprising NZ, Chile, Brunei, and Singapore, commonly known ... More >>

IRD Delivers Best Possible Xmas Present

Sunday, 27 December 2009, 10:54 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

There really is a Santa Claus. And he has been revealed to be the most unlikely of people, namely the Commissioner of Inland Revenue. Just in time for Christmas IRD has persuaded the Big Four Australian-owned banks – ANZ, ASB, BNZ, and Westpac ... More >>

US/NZ Free Trade Agreement - Learn From Experience

Thursday, 3 December 2009, 3:34 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

New Zealanders who kid themselves that “we” stand to gain from a Free Trade Agreement with the US would be wise to reflect on the rueful words of Sir Christopher Meyer, Britain’s Ambassador to the US in the runup to the US/UK invasion of Iraq. Speaking ... More >>

 

 

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