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Select committee rubber-stamps the TPPA

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 12:07 pm | It's Our Future

“The select committee has delivered a six-page disappointment that fails to do justice to the issues raised in hundreds of public submissions, which were overwhelmingly opposed to ratification of the resurrected TPPA,” says Oliver Hailes, spokesperson ... More >>

Business must not dominate trade debate

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 9:52 am | It's Our Future

"It’s Our Future wants to amplify the voice of the people in the debate on trade policy,” says Oliver Hailes, spokesperson for the national network of TPPA opponents, anticipating the Government’s consultation to be launched in the coming ... More >>

Parliamentary petition for democratic overhaul of TPPA

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 12:01 pm | It's Our Future

During the rally outside Parliament at midday, a petition will be handed over by Oliver Hailes to Green Party MP Golriz Ghahraman calling for a democratic overhaul of the process for negotiating and signing the trade, investment and economic integration ... More >>

TPPA rebrand betrays the national interest

Friday, 23 February 2018, 8:42 am | It's Our Future

‘It’s Our Future continues to oppose the ironic rebrand of the Trans-Pacific Partnership,’ says Oliver Hailes, spokesperson for New Zealand’s network of opponents to the economic treaty, which was released to the public yesterday. More >>

TPPA-11 – Let's Not Do This! Nationwide Public Meetings

Monday, 12 February 2018, 8:42 am | It's Our Future

The government is planning to sign the re-branded Trans Pacific Partnership deal in Chile on the 8thof March. "The TPPA may have been re-branded as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) but there is still ... More >>

Rally for Democracy: Building the movement for change

Monday, 5 September 2016, 10:23 am | It's Our Future

Rally for Democracy events are being held on Saturday 10 Septemberin ten towns and cities across New Zealand, featuring an impressive line-up of musicians and speakers. A broad coalition of groups who have spoken out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership ... More >>

Christchurch March for Democracy, National Day of Action

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 4:43 pm | It's Our Future

New Zealanders from all walks of life will come together on 10th September in a Day of Action that will affirm our democratic rights and support initiatives to build a fairer and more sustainable society. More >>

Rally for Democracy 10 September 2016

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 9:48 am | It's Our Future

New Zealanders from all walks of life will come together on 10th September in a Day of Action that will affirm our democratic rights and support initiatives to build a fairer and more sustainable society. There will be rallies, marches, music and ... More >>

Don’t leave a toxic legacy – give up on the TPPA

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 9:05 am | It's Our Future

Joe Biden’s visit to New Zealand comes amongst desperate moves to try to rescue the deeply unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Citizens opposed to the TPPA will be at Auckland Airport today to call for an end to the TPPA. More >>

Take the Con out of Consultation

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:17 am | It's Our Future

The government is pretending to consult members of the public in this afternoon’s negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP). It’s Our Future is calling on the government to stop the spin and start a real ... More >>

It’s Our Future – Kiwis against the TPPA

Monday, 13 June 2016, 12:01 pm | It's Our Future

Dr. Jomo Kwame Sundaram will visit New Zealand this week. He will be available for interviews in Auckland on Wednesday 15 June and Friday 17 June, and in Wellington on Thursday 16 June. More >>

Economic benefits of TPPA overstated

Friday, 20 May 2016, 2:43 pm | It's Our Future

The US official report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) shows tiny economic benefits of just 0.15% of GDP by 2032, and says economic modelling had exaggerated the gains. This supports criticisms by economic researchers in New Zealand of the ... More >>

What’s the Rush? Halt the TPPA Ratification process

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 1:35 pm | It's Our Future

The Parliamentary Inquiry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) has concluded with strong opposition expressed by Labour, the Green Party and NZ First. More >>

Democracy denied again on TPPA

Friday, 4 March 2016, 12:37 pm | It's Our Future

The Select Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade yesterday decided to deny an extension for submissions into their inquiry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

Democratic Deficit on the TPPA continues

Monday, 29 February 2016, 9:17 am | It's Our Future

During six years of unnecessarily secretive negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), members of the public were repeatedly assured they would eventually be able to have their democratic say on the TPPA. In February, the new Trade Minister, ... More >>

Kiwis reject the TPPA

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 5:19 pm | It's Our Future

Around 15,000 Kiwis marched down Queen Street today to protest against the signing of the TPPA. The march was loud, diverse, family-friendly, peaceful and passionate in its opposition to the TPPA. More >>

Thousands expected to march against signing the TPPA

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 8:35 am | It's Our Future

Despite disruption to Auckland’s buses, It’s Our Future, organisers of the march down Queen St are confident that thousands will turn out to register their opposition to the government signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

March against the TPPA

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:03 pm | It's Our Future

On Thursday 4th February, thousands of Kiwis will take action across New Zealand to register their protest against the government signing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). More >>

TPPA march will be inclusive of all

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 12:29 pm | It's Our Future

It’s Our Future will hold a march down Queen St on Thursday 4th February. It will be loud, colourful, family-friendly and inclusive of all those who oppose the signing of the TPPA. It will be a symbol of the massive public opposition to the Key government ... More >>

Don’t Sign the TPPA!

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 3:38 pm | It's Our Future

Trade Ministers from the 12 countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will sign the TPPA in Auckland on Thursday 4th February, according to statements by governments of Chile and Peru (although this has still not been confirmed by the ... More >>

 

 

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