TPPA Protesters Deliver 100,000 Kiwi Signatures to Parliament

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TPPA Protesters outside Parliament.

Report by NewsroomPlus.com

Contributed by Adam James Ring

Protesters rallied outside Parliament today to deliver a petition of over 100,000 signatures from a wide-range of New Zealanders who oppose the TPPA free-trade deal.

Around 400 protesters heard speeches from a variety of community spokespeople and opposition MP’s, including Green MP and former co-leader Russel Norman, Labour MP and Spokesperson for Trade and Export Growth David Parker and Eastern Ward Wellington City Councillor Sarah Free.

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Protesters rally outside Parliament to oppose the TPPA free-trade agreement.

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Selwyn Manning, BCS (Hons.) MCS (Hons.) is an investigative political journalist with 23 years media experience. He specializes in reportage and analysis of socioeconomics, politics, foreign affairs, and security/intelligence issues.
Selwyn has extensive experience as a commentator and has provided live political analysis to a wide range of television and radio organizations broadcasting in New Zealand, Australia and globally including the BBC (Five Live, London) and BBC (World Service). He is currently a correspondent to Australia’s FiveAA radio, and is a regular live-on-air panelist on Radio New Zealand’s The Panel with broadcaster Jim Mora.

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