Full text of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement

Carolyn Gilbert made this Official Information request to Minister of Trade

The request was refused by Minister of Trade.

From: Carolyn Gilbert

Dear Minister of Trade,

Please immediately release to the New Zealand media the complete, up-to-date text of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).

This agreement should be thoroughly and publicly discussed before NZ authorities agree on it. The fact that it is being negotiated without any input from the people who will be directly affected by it, the people of New Zealand, is very disappointing. It seems like our interests are not being considered by our representatives, and that is absolutely unacceptable.

Release the documents.

Yours faithfully,

Carolyn Gilbert

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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 Carolyn

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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