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10 Days For Submissions On UK FTA A Total Farce

Friday, 4 March 2022, 3:17 pm | It's Our Future

Thursday 3 March 2021 “Today’s announcement that people have only ten days to make submissions on the 1700-page secretly negotiated free trade agreement with the United Kingdom that was signed on Tuesday makes a total farce of Labour’s claim ... More >>

NZ-UK FTA Not Fit For To Respond To Today’s Challenges, Let Alone Tomorrow

Wednesday, 2 March 2022, 9:54 am | It's Our Future

It’s Our Future spokesperson Edward Miller has condemned the signing of the NZ-UK Free Trade Agreement, which he says fails to do anything meaningful about deepening economic inequality, increasing corporate control of the economy and runaway climate ... More >>

33 Groups Call For Tougher Stance On Vaccine Apartheid In Trade Negotiations

Monday, 13 December 2021, 10:07 am | It's Our Future

33 domestic and international groups have written to NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today, calling for NZ to use its bilateral trade negotiations with the United Kingdom and European Union to push for an end to vaccine apartheid. “While rich countries ... More >>

Citizen Group Condemns Another Secret Trade Deal

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 11:37 am | It's Our Future

It’s Our Future has condemned today’s announcement of an agreement-in-principle between New Zealand and the United Kingdom. “When Labour came into Government we were told there was going to be a new approach to how we did these deals, however ... More >>

Govt warned of dangers if US and China seek to join CPTPP

Friday, 17 September 2021, 1:42 pm | It's Our Future

It’s Our Future is reminding the Labour Government that it opposed the original Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), in light of reports the United States may consider joining the successor Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership ... More >>

NZ To Follow Biden Decision To Back WTO Waiver For A People’s Vaccine

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 9:41 am | It's Our Future

It’s Our Future* welcomes a tweet by Trade Minister Damien O’Connor noting support for the proposal of a WTO waiver for Covid vaccines, having initially sat on the sidelines. This follows the decision by the Biden administration to back the WTO ... More >>

Concern That Secret Trade Deal Signed Today Could Hinder Covid Recovery

Saturday, 14 November 2020, 2:53 pm | It's Our Future

It’s Our Future is alarmed over media reports that the NZ Labour Government will sign up to the secret Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal with fourteen other Asia-Pacific economies on 14 November. “There is nothing to ... More >>

Kiwis Concerned About the TPPA

Monday, 8 October 2018, 12:45 pm | It's Our Future

It’s Our Future welcomes the strong minority view of the Green Party in the select committee report on draft legislation designed to give effect to the TPPA. More >>

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 >>





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