The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership has been signed off with the first round of tariff cuts due December 30.
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Winston hosts positive first talks with Australian Foreign Minister
Foreign Minister Winston Peters and his Australian counterpart Julie Bishop have been discussing foreign policy at Auckland's, Waiheke Island. A range of regional and international matters was tabled, including engagement in the Pacific and South-East Asia engagement and global security issues.
11 countries set to sign TPP
The TPP has been renamed and is set to be signed by 11 countries.
Government assures FOMA members will benefit from new CPTPP deal
The Minister for Trade and Export Growth, David Parker has assured Māori organisations and businesses that they will benefit from the new Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The Minister's comments were made at the 30th annual FOMA conference in Rotorua.
World Health organisations oppose revived TPP talks
Māori health workers along with international health organisations are calling on the remaining trade ministers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement to stop revival talks. Trade Minister Todd McClay is co-chair of talks on the next steps for TPP 11 at the annual APEC summit taking place in Hanoi this weekend.
John Key- How will Māori remember him?
So how will John Key the Prime Minister be remembered? We look back at John Key's career, from his bromance with Barack Obama, pony-gate scandal and party politics during his three terms as this country's leader.
Trump win spells likely demise of TPP
President-elect Donald J. Trump’s widely unexpected election win has left governments across the globe scrambling to prepare for a number of major impending policy shifts from the world’s largest economy. Critics of neoliberalism and environmentalists in Aotearoa may take solace in the likely demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) which Trump has railed against in keeping with his promise to ‘tear up’ or renegotiate U.S. trade deals with foreign nations.
Delamere says TPPA Tribunal finding "was always going to happen"
Former Immigration Minister Tuariki Delamere says the Waitangi Tribunal's latest finding into the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Treaty clause was totally predictable.
Government cuts TPP assessment from four weeks to five days
Opposition MPs are furious that the TPP process is being fast-tracked. That's because the government has cut back the national interest's assessment process to five days. That was after initially getting almost four weeks. With such a drastic drop, some are accusing the government of hastening the process so they can wrap things up before election year.
Shon Key arrested at Pasifika
Anti-corruption campaigner Penny Bright wants to know why she was arrested at one of Auckland's biggest festivals. Dressed in the persona of "Shon Key", Bright was arrested at last weekend's Pasifika Festival.