News, Video & Audio

On this page you will find links to media releases by TPP Watch and related groups, coverage of TPP issues in the media, audio interviews and video.

You can also visit the TPPDigest newsfeed for more news stories about the TPP.

  1. Press releases; news media; analysis, articles & blogs – here
  2. Audio is just below, and video is further down this page.

Audio

Radio NZ (Morning Report & Checkpoint audio, 14 & 15 June 2012 New Zealand cedes rights to foreign investors in trade talks; NZ to give foreign investors right to sue govt in trade talks; Trade minister discusses leaked trade talks documents; Minister dismisses TPP paper; Greens dispute Government’s TPP claims on investor cases; An Australian law professor talks about free trade agreements; Minister deflects questions in the House about TPP agreement; Government told to back away from TPP; Greens see new threat from trade talks; Greens ask Labour to explain siding with Government on TPP

RadioNZ Insight, 12 Feb 2012. ‘China, the US and NZ’: An arm wrestle between China and the US for influence in the region is underway, with the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations centre stage. Tim Groser says NZ will pull out of TPPA talks if they become a vehicle to contain the rise of China … Streaming audio here, or download the MP3 file here

ABC News, Australia, 11 Nov 2011. Trans-Pacific free trade stalled by US proposals. Streaming audio here, or download the MP3 file here

Radio NZ Morning Report, 17 Oct 2011. Trade deal documents to be kept secret. Streaming audio here, or download the MP3 file here

Radio NZ Morning Report, 9 Sept 2011. Trade talks target state support for businesses. New Zealand Council of Trade Unions’ economist, Bill Rosenberg, says that if government support for companies was opened to legal challenge, state-owned firms such as KiwiBank, KiwiRail, ACC and Air New Zealand would be potential targets. Streaming audio here

CBS Chicago, 5 Sept 2011. Pacific Trade Summit Draws Labor Day Protest. People rally outside the Hilton Chicago hotel, protesting the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Newstalk ZB, 22 July 2011

TPP about new rights for multi-nationals. Download the MP3 file here.

Lori Wallach from Public Citizen talks to Susan Wood about why the Trans Pacific Partnership is more about new rights for multi-nationals than trade.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 2 May 2011

US pharmaceutical lobby steps up attack on Pharmac. (duration: 3’50”) Streaming audio here, or download the MP3 file here.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 21 February 2011.
Community group will fight TPPA. (duration: 3′56″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 21 February 2011.
A high powered meeting of business interests gets under way in Christchurch today, focusing on the Trans-Pacific-Partnership currently being negotiated between the US and Pacific rim countries. (duration: 5′55″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 16 February 2011.
Secrets and leaks are dominating the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade talks currently being held in Chile. (duration: 3′44″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Checkpoint, 7 February 2011.
The Government could be opening itself up to being sued by American multinationals, because of a new trade deal – contradicting earlier assurances from the Prime Minister, John Key, that this won’t be possible. (duration: 3′47″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Bilaterals.org, 18 January 2011.
Stefan Christoff interviews Jane Kelsey for bilaterals.org.  Duration: 26:39.
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 10 December 2010.
Today’s the final day of the latest round of talks for a Pacific Rim free trade agreement , but instead of trade, negotiators are being asked to consider environmental issues. (duration: 2′56″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 8 December 2010.
After nearly a year of talks about a Pacific Rim free trade agreement, the biggest potential winner, Fonterra, still doesn’t know what access the United States will offer to its markets. (duration: 3′09″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 7 December 2010.
Unions and business groups are calling for the negotiations over a Pacific-wide free trade agreement to be more open. (duration: 2′53″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Checkpoint, 6 December 2010.
Accusations flew outside, but inside there was little being made public about New Zealand’s negotiating position at the opening day of the TransPacific Partnership, or TPP, free trade talks in Auckland today. (duration: 4′32″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 6 December 2010.
New Zealand digs in against US in trade talks – A leaked paper shows New Zealand trade negotiators are resisting a tough stance from the United States on copyright enforcement and other intellectual property issues. (duration: 3′19″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio NZ Morning Report, 6 December 2010.
NZ resists tough stance from the US on intellectual property – A leaked paper shows New Zealand is resisting a tough stance from the United States on intellectual property in the TransPacific Partnership, or TPP, trade talks.  Economics correspondant Nigel Stirling speaks with Sanya Reid Smith of Third World Network. (duration: 2′16″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Public Address Radio – November 29, 2010
Damian Christie and Russell Brown talk with Dr Jane Kelsey about the new book she’s edited ‘No Ordinary Deal’ which outlines the potential threats of the new proposed ‘Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement’.

Radio NZ Sunday with Chris Laidlaw, 21 November 2010
American trade specialist rings the warning bells about a free trade agreement with the US . (duration: 17′57″).
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

Radio Australia
Pacific Beat, 15 November 2010:  Concerns raised about Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal
PM, 15 November 2010:  Trojan Horse’ trade deal threatens to undermine consumer protections in Australia
Late Night Live, 18 November 2010:  Proposed Trans Pacific Free Trade Agreement

Radio NZ Morning Report, 12 November 2010
US trade specialist warns NZ to be sceptical of TPP:  A US consumer rights watch-dog is warning New Zealand stands to lose more from a free trade deal with the world’s largest economy, than it stands to gain. (duration: 3′17″)
Streaming audio here, or download the mp3 file here.

95bFM’s The Wire – November 11, 2010
Hamish talks to Jane Kelsey, editor of No Ordinary Deal, a new collection of essays examining the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.

Video

Firstline, TV3, 15 June 2012. Fears TPP could derail alcohol reform

Rally and march against the TPP, Austin, Texas 12 May 2012. Watch the clip on YouTube here

Could the Government’s plan for plain packaging for cigarettes come unstuck as a result of the TPPA?  FIRST Union’s Robert Reid discusses this on TVNZ’s Breakfast programme.

Robert Reid - TVNZ website

Anti TPP Protests in Japan, March 2012. Watch a short video clip on You Tube here

7 News Melbourne, 5 March 2012. Activists in Melbourne crashed a live news broadcast to protest about the TPPA. Watch the video on You Tube (the protesters appear approx 1min37secs into the footage).

March 2012. Anonymized Occupy Melbourne activists took it upon themselves to ask a simple question on the final day of the 11th round of TPPA negotiations. Watch online here

3 News Video. 9 November 2011. Trans-Pacific Partnership is Govt’s secret dirty deal

Video of Professor Jane Kelsey’s lecture to on “Implications of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement for Public Health”, University of Auckland, 30 August 2011, Streaming video here or downloadable mp4 file

Video of TPP Forum in Wellington, 6 July 2011.

Trade deal threat to Pharmac – expert – TVNZ, 24 May 2011. Streaming video here.

On Media7  Russell discusses the Trans Pacific Trade Agreement with lawyer Rick Shera and Professor Jane Kelsey a prominent and vocal opponent of the proposed deal, 31 March 2011.

Streaming video here and downloadable mp4 or mp3 files.

Jane Kelsey and Charles Finny on TVNZ Business, 21 February 2011.  Streaming video here, and downloadable mp4 or mp3 files.

Bernard Hickey of interest.co.nz speaks with Lori Wallach and Jane Kelsey.  November 14, 2010.

Green Party Co-leader Russel Norman on the Trans Pacific Partnership.  November 30, 2010.

Green Party Co-leader Russel Norman questions acting Trade Minister Murray McCully on the Trans Pacific Partnership in Parliament.  December 7, 2010.

Green Party Co-leader Russel Norman on the Trans Pacific Partnership in Parliament’s General Debate.  December 8, 2010.

Back Benches episode 42TVNZ’s Back Benches, 8 December 2010.  Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations are underway in Auckland.

3 News Video, 6 December 2010. Protest in Auckland over Pacific trade deal. A noisy crowd gathered in Auckland this morning to voice opposition to a proposed trans-Pacific free trade agreement

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