Grey Power Concerned At Secret TPPA Deals' Impact on Elderly
Grey Power Concerned At Secret Deals and Their Impact on
Elderly New Zealanders As Well As the Population as a
The Government seems hell-bent on committing NZ
to the TPPA prior to the next election while refusing to
release any details to the NZ public.
Grey Power has real
concerns about the impact of this agreement on several areas
of NZ life: Huge increases in the cost of medicines.
Multi-national corporations dictating NZ policy and
Dr Erik Monasterio’s article in the Christchurch
Press Monday March 10th has caused real concerns amongst
Grey Power membership where it says the very existence of
Pharmac is threatened under this
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Greens: Oil Drilling Face-Off With Labour
The plan is the second component of the Party’s environmental priority this election: Rivers clean enough to swim in again, and beaches safe from oil spills.
The Green Party loves New Zealand and will create a cleaner environment where our beaches remain open for swimming, not closed for oil spills.
The key policy points in the Green Party’s plan to protect our beaches from oil spills are to:
1. Prohibit deep sea oil drilling;
2. Implement compulsory shipping lanes for coastal shipping;
3. Build Maritime New Zealand’s oil spill response capability; and
4. Introduce a stronger legal framework so that when accidents do happen, the New Zealand taxpayer does not have to pay for the clean-up. More>>
Nick Smith v Fish & Game: