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New Zealand, not John Keyland

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | February 5, 2016

The fact that TPPA protestors managed to bring Auckland’s entire CBD to a standstill yesterday is a testament to just how powerful a tool people power is. Even better, it shows us it’s a card we all have in our back pockets. ...

The TPPA: A shady deal cooked behind closed doors

Blog entry by Sophie Schroder | November 10, 2015

The veil of secrecy behind the controversial TPPA has just been lifted, and it spells bad news for New Zealanders, the seas we swim and fish in, and for the air we breath. Greenpeace NZ policy advisor, Nathan Argent, says the deal,...

Groser gets served by High Court over TPPA secrecy

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 13, 2015

Today, the High Court in Wellington served a humiliating judicial slapdown for Trade Minister Tim Groser and his anti-democratic moves to hide the TPP text from the people of New Zealand. Leading academic and campaigner Jane...

The TPP deal - taking away people’s right to protect our home

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | October 7, 2015

(Photo credit: Sam R. Dyson/ ActionSation ) Overnight Monday, ministers, trade officials and corporate lobbyists concluded the highly controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - a shady ‘trade’ deal that has been cooked up...

Join a TPPA #TPPAwalkAway protest near you!

Blog entry by Nick Young | August 14, 2015

Over the coming days, thousands of New Zealanders will march against the TPPA in centres all over the country.  Join one if you can because if it goes through the secretive TPPA deal could be a real threat to our democracy, our...

Statoil: Licensed to Spill

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | December 10, 2014

This morning Greenpeace activists barricaded shut Statoil’s new Wellington office before the Norwegian oil giant has fully opened for business. And the reason: to send a very clear message to Norway that New Zealanders don’t want...

Stop the TPPA - join the nationwide day of action

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | March 21, 2014

This month is the fourth anniversary of the start of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement or TPPA. To mark this occasion there are going to be protest rallies all over New Zealand on Saturday March 29 th , calling...

TPPA a multinational corporate tool for undermining environmental protection law

Blog entry by Nathan Argent | December 5, 2012

When is a trade deal not a trade deal, but a grab by multinational corporations to undermine our environmental protection law?  When it’s the TPPA. In early December, the next round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)...

John Key you've got mail; Aotearoa is not for sale

Blog entry by Suzette | April 30, 2012

That was one of the more frequent chants belted out at Saturday's hikoi opposing the sale of NZ assets. I was one of the many thousand New Zealanders that marched up Queen Street and added my voice of dissent to the proposed sale of...

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