Information on the TPPA

Renee Rushton made this Official Information request to Minister of Trade

The request was refused by Minister of Trade.

From: Renee Rushton

Dear Minister of Trade,

I am concerned about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), and the impact it could have on New Zealander's lives.

It is imperative that we see the draft before it becomes law in NZ. We have this expectation for all other legislation in NZ, there should be no exception for this one.

Other countries have released drafts to their populations, why can't NZ?

Under the Official Information Act, i'd like to request to see a draft of the TPPA.

Yours faithfully,

Renee Rushton

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From: T Groser (MIN)
Minister of Trade

On behalf of Hon Tim Groser, thank you for your email.  Your
correspondence has been noted and will be recorded.


All correspondence, including email,  is routed through our mail tracking
process.  Although e-mail increases the speed of delivery, the
“behind-the-scenes” efforts of the Minister’s staff in responding to
mail cannot always provide the kind of speedy response users of email may


While the Minister considers all correspondence to be important, if it is
obvious that you are writing only to express a personal view your opinion
will be noted but a response beyond this acknowledgement may not be sent.


Thank you again.


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From: T Groser (MIN)
Minister of Trade

Attachment OIA Response TPP.pdf
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Dear Renee

Please find attached the response from Hon Tim Groser, Minister of Trade, to your OIA request.

Yours sincerely

Bibiana Marsh
Office of Hon Tim Groser
Minister of Trade | Minister for Climate Change Issues
Parliament Buildings | Private Bag 18041 | Wellington 6160 | New Zealand

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