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On Change and Continuity – Jonathan Kings’ address at the CID Annual Conference

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on On Change and Continuity – Jonathan Kings’ address at the CID Annual Conference

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: On Change and Continuity – Jonathan Kings’ address at the CID Annual Conference The Council for International Development (CID) conference is an annual event that brings together almost 50 non-government organisations (NGOs) working in international development. Each annual conference explores a different […]

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New Zealand and Mexico join deal to proceed with Trans-Pacific Partnership

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand and Mexico join deal to proceed with Trans-Pacific Partnership

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand and Mexico join deal to proceed with Trans-Pacific Partnership Over the weekend ministers from the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership countries reached agreement on the core elements of a modified “Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership” (CPTPP). The ministers were meeting […]

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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Bryce Edwards, CPTPP, Economics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Free trade, Geopolitics, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Region, TPP, TPPA, Trade  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP

Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP Dr Bryce Edwards. Last year, Labour MPs were amongst the 72,000 who marched in the streets against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Now in Government, Labour appears to have made major progress in ensuring the TPP should happen. Below are 20 of the most important items from recent days […]

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SafeTravel website currently unavailable. We are working on it.

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on SafeTravel website currently unavailable. We are working on it.

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: SafeTravel website currently unavailable. We are working on it. The SafeTravel website is currently unavailable to some users. We are aware of the issue, and are working with providers to get it fixed. All previous registration details are still in the system. […]

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5 things to know about COP23

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on 5 things to know about COP23

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 5 things to know about COP23 The next global climate change meeting is in Bonn, Germany, from 6-17 November. Here’s what you need to know. It’s the 23rd Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) […]

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Prof Jane Kelsey: Labour must address its own criticism that the TPPA lacks evidence of benefits to New Zealand

By   /  October 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Economics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NZ Politics, Opinion, Pacific,, TPP, TPPA, Trade  /  Comments Off on Prof Jane Kelsey: Labour must address its own criticism that the TPPA lacks evidence of benefits to New Zealand

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Opinion by Prof Jane Kelsey: Labour must address its own criticism that the TPPA lacks evidence of benefits to New Zealand ‘Before the new government can decide its position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), including whether it would genuinely boost exports and provide a net benefit to the country, Labour […]

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Climate change stakeholder briefing

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on Climate change stakeholder briefing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Climate change stakeholder briefing We are providing a briefing on the international climate change agenda on 26 October. New Zealand Climate Change Ambassador Jo Tyndall and some of our team of negotiators will speak about the upcoming COP23 meeting […]

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New Zealand Pledges Aid to Caribbean Countries Impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Pledges Aid to Caribbean Countries Impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New Zealand Pledges Aid to Caribbean Countries Impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria The Government of New Zealand has announced that it is contributing NZ$250,000 to the immediate relief efforts for Caribbean countries affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. […]

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McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal

By   /  September 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says jobs at the heart of Latin American trade deal Trade Minister Todd McClay says a trade agreement with Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru could be worth 10,000 jobs to provincial New Zealand and will give Kiwis unprecedented access to fast-growing Latin American markets. […]

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McClay – NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay – NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay – NZ-EU FTA to be fast-tracked Trade Minister Todd McClay says he expects the NZ-European Union Free Trade Agreement to be formally launched later this year after the European Commission and New Zealand both finalised their respective negotiating mandates. “It’s extremely important the European […]

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McClay says Vanuatu signing PACER Plus an important development

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says Vanuatu signing PACER Plus an important development

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says Vanuatu signing PACER Plus an important development Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed Vanuatu to the landmark Pacific trade and development agreement PACER Plus and says this is another important step in developing the economies of our Pacific Island neighbours. “Vanuatu wasn’t ready […]

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McClay – China FTA upgrade worth thousands of jobs

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay – China FTA upgrade worth thousands of jobs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay – China FTA upgrade worth thousands of jobs Trade Minister Todd McClay says the Government has agreed a negotiating mandate to upgrade the China Free Trade Agreement that will deliver thousands of jobs and be worth billions to our economy. “China is a significant […]

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McClay initiates urgent trade consultation over Queensland Govt practices

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay initiates urgent trade consultation over Queensland Govt practices

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay initiates urgent trade consultation over Queensland Govt practices Trade Minister Todd McClay says he is deeply disappointed Queensland is pushing ahead with discriminatory government procurement rules which will unfairly disadvantage and potentially harm New Zealand companies. Mr McClay has today initiated formal consultations with […]

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Government delivers on trade access promise

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on Government delivers on trade access promise

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government delivers on trade access promise Trade Minister Todd McClay has launched a new online portal and non-tariff barrier (NTB) clearing house to improve Kiwi access to international markets. “The National-led Government is committed to removing barriers to trade so our exporters can compete internationally,” […]

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McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay – Government approves TPP11 mandate The Government has approved a negotiating mandate for Trans-Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP11), which will ensure New Zealand businesses remain competitive in overseas markets. Trade Minister Todd McClay says New Zealand will be pushing for the minimal number of changes […]

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Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Fair trade, Free trade, Green Party, Opposition News, PACER, Politics, TPPA, Trade, treaties  /  Comments Off on Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships Trade is a cornerstone of the New Zealand economy. It provides us with the things we want and need, and enables us to pay for those with exports that generate business opportunities […]

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McClay says NZ-Thailand economic relationship upgraded

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay says NZ-Thailand economic relationship upgraded

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay says NZ-Thailand economic relationship upgraded Trade Minister Todd McClay says Thailand and New Zealand have agreed to market access improvements for our exporters and announced a new agricultural cooperation programme. “In Bangkok today we signed an agreement increasing the volume of New Zealand dairy […]

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McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks

By   /  July 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay to Thailand for high-level trade talks Trade Minister Todd McClay will make the first official visit to Thailand by a New Zealand Minister since 2013 to engage with key ministers and business leaders on trade. “Thailand is now our eighth largest trading partner. Since […]

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Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Export and Trade, Foreign Affairs, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Pacific Region, Press Release, Trade  /  Comments Off on Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Lamb Shank Redemption at NZ Food Week in Korea Celebrity Chef Lee Jinho and his cooking demonstration New Zealand Food Week in Korea and local interest in New Zealand food and beverage offerings has kept the NZTE Seoul office […]

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McClay announces FTA negotiations with Pacific Alliance

By   /  July 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Todd McClay, Trade  /  Comments Off on McClay announces FTA negotiations with Pacific Alliance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: McClay announces FTA negotiations with Pacific Alliance Trade Minister Todd McClay has announced the launch of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru and says better market access and lower tariffs will be of real value to New Zealand exporters. “This […]

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