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Flogging Assets Does Not Help NZ's Foreign Debt

Thursday, 23 April 2009, 10:11 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Don’t take our word for it. Sir Roger Douglas is nothing if not brutally honest and he said, in a book praising the 1980s’ and 90s’ State forest sales: "I am not sure we were right to use the argument that we should privatise to quit debt. ... More >>

OECD Prescription Is The Problem, Not The Solution

Friday, 17 April 2009, 10:02 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The old witch doctors of the OECD have issued another one of their repeat prescriptions for New Zealand and once again it’s based on that discredited old maxim – the operation was a success but the patient died. This slash and burn approach to economics ... More >>

2008 Roger Award Winner To Be Announced Monday

Thursday, 26 February 2009, 3:07 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The Roger Award for The Worst Transnational Corporation operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand in 2008 to be announced Monday. ANZ; BAT (British American Tobacco NZ); Contact Energy; GlaxoSmithKline; Infratil; McDonalds; Rio Tinto Aluminium NZ (nominated under ... More >>

CAFCA - Heeeere’s Johnnny!

Friday, 28 November 2008, 10:11 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The definitive scene in Stanley Kubrick’s classic supernatural horror film “The Shining” was when the character played by Jack Nicholson has gone mad and is hunting his terrified family with an axe. He uses it to smash his way through the bathroom ... More >>

US Free Trade Agreement A Poisoned Chalice For NZ

Tuesday, 23 September 2008, 3:32 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The proposed expansion of the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership (NZ, Chile, Brunei, and Singapore, commonly known as the P4 Agreement) to include investment and financial services, and to add the US to its membership, was bad enough. More >>

Foreign Control Watchdog 118

Monday, 8 September 2008, 12:35 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Sharks In The Water: Privatisation Rears Its Ugly Head Again, by Murray Horton Danger Ahead! Back Door US Deal Threatens All Remaining Foreign Investment Rules, by Bill Rosenberg Round And Round The Mulberry Bush: Auckland Airport And Treasury Advice, ... More >>

Rio Tinto, Stop Crying Wolf

Tuesday, 13 May 2008, 3:59 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Here we go again. Every time that Rio Tinto, the gargantuan mining and processing transnational which owns 80% of the Bluff smelter feels that its charmed existence in New Zealand is going to become less cushy, it threatens to pull the plug, close ... More >>

April "Foreign Control Watchdog" Now Online

Friday, 9 May 2008, 10:27 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

It’s A Start: But Don’t Stop Now, There’s An Awful Lot More To Be Done, by Murray Horton Government Vetoes Takeover Of Auckland Airport: A Tale Of High Adventure And Limpets, by Quentin Findlay International Pressures To Privatise, by Bill Rosenberg ... More >>

Govt Congratulated for Preventing Airport Takeover

Friday, 11 April 2008, 12:44 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) congratulates the Government for its decision today to veto the sale of Auckland International Airport to the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board. We fully agree, as does a substantial chunk ... More >>

Roger Award: Telecom Wins; BAT & Spotless 2nd

Monday, 17 March 2008, 8:35 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Judges’ Statement included the comments: “...an obscene $5.4 million final year payment to outgoing CEO Theresa Gattung, the scrapping of concessions for NGOs and the School Connection scheme. These sins and more ensured Telecom was in top form ... More >>

Roger Award 2007 To Be Announced

Sunday, 17 February 2008, 12:27 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

   The 2007 finalists are: ANZ; APN News & Media (ANM); British American Tobacco (BAT); GlaxoSmithKline; Independent Liquor; Pike River Coal; Spotless and Telecom. The criteria for judging are by assessing the transnational (a corporation which ... More >>

2007 Roger Award’s Eight Finalists Named

Sunday, 18 November 2007, 7:11 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The finalists for the annual Roger Award For the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand in 2007 are (in no particular order of preference): More >>

Philippines' Political Prisoner Freed

Thursday, 12 July 2007, 2:36 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The Philippines Solidarity Network of Aotearoa (PSNA) is delighted to announce that Congressman Crispin Beltran (universally known as Ka Bel) has been freed this week. More >>

Nominations Open For The The Roger Award

Wednesday, 27 June 2007, 11:14 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The Roger Award For The Worst Transnational Corporation Operating In Aotearoa/New Zealand In 2007 More >>

Nominations Open For The The Roger Award

Tuesday, 26 June 2007, 5:35 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Nominations are now open for this most prestigious and keenly contested annual Award (won by Progressive Enterprises in 2006; the previous winners are: Westpac/BNZ, Telecom, Juken Nissho, Carter Holt Harvey, TransAlta Monsanto and TranzRail - 3 times). Nominations ... More >>

Don’t Flog Off Ak Airport - Learn From Transrail

Thursday, 21 June 2007, 1:57 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

What a timely coincidence that the Fay/Richwhite “no liability” $20 million payment to settle charges of insider trading in TranzRail shares should have been announced in the same week as reports that a Canadian pension fund is making moves to buy out ... More >>

Anton Right On Comalco; Richie Wrong On Westpac

Thursday, 14 June 2007, 5:05 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

A contrasting tale about two All Blacks this week, both captains (one current, one former). Anton Oliver on Comalco's Tiwai Point smelter. And, the All Black captain lending his considerable mana to Westpac More >>

Coms Commission Should Throw The Book At Telecom

Tuesday, 12 June 2007, 4:04 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Telecom risks a fine of up to $300,000 from the Commerce Commission for failing to meet this week’s deadline to provide the Commission with a document spelling out how its competitors will be able to access its copper local loop, which is the vital ... More >>

Peters Needs To Walk The Walk On Investment

Friday, 11 May 2007, 1:49 pm | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) is delighted that Winston Peters has found his long lost speech notes opposing the relentless takeover of New Zealand by transnational corporations. More >>

Progressive Enterprises Wins Roger Award

Thursday, 22 March 2007, 10:03 am | Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

Progressive Enterprises Wins Roger Award For The Worst Transnational Corporation Operating In NZ In 2006 More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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