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Māori Television reports on the latest news relating to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) - a trade agreement among twelve Pacific Rim countries.

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Winston hosts positive first talks with Australian Foreign Minister

By Mānia Clarke

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.

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TPP ‘down to the wire’ says Prime Minister

By Heta Gardiner

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived in Vietnam overnight and it was straight to work.  The Prime Minister says her ministers have already been engaged in intense Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in the past days in Vietnam. It looks as though all are pushing hard for a resolution, whatever the outcome.  

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World Health organisations oppose revived TPP talks

By Mānia Clarke

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.

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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.  

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Thousands expected at TPPA protest today

Thousands are expected to converge in Auckland central today to participate in a march opposing the signing of the TPPA set to take place at Skycity.