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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On Gaza And Burning The Israeli Flag
One of the selling points in New Zealand’s campaign for a temporary seat on the Security Council is that we have a pluckily independent voice to offer on international conflicts.
This image is not entirely self-delusional. When we did occupy a temporary UN Security Council seat in the 1990s, New Zealand was forthright about the need for the international community to actively respond to the Rwanda genocide. On April 14, 1994, New Zealand, Nigeria and the Czech Republic were the only nations to call for a forceful UN intervention to halt the killings. It was a proud moment in the diplomatic record of the Bolger government.
What then, is the current National government doing with respect to the slaughter in Gaza? More>>