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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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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.


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.  


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.