Impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Reception discussing the Impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on the New Zealand culture sector
and the launch of the TPP Cartoon Exhibition
Drinks and food provided.
6.00 – 7.30 pm
Saturday 1 December
155 Karangahape Rd.
Representatives from the local culture community will voice their concerns about the Trans-Pacific
Partnership Agreement (TPPA):
- Don McGlashan, Musician and NZ Writer Director representative on the APRA board
- Jennifer Ward-Lealand, President, NZ Actors Equity
- Mika, Chair of Nga Aho Whakaari (Maori in Screen Production)
- Maggie Tarvey, New Zealand Society of Authors
International expert Krista Cox from Knowledge Ecology International (KEI online) will be presenting on the impacts a completed TPPA would have on the culture sector.
The website www.itsourfuture.org.nz will be launching the exhibition, along with co-sponsors Scoop
Independent News (publishers of Scoop.co.nz), the New Zealand Society of Authors, the Bruce Jesson Foundation and the BizDojo Co.Space.
Three prizes of $500 will be awarded amoung the contributing cartoonists.
- Best Cartoon award will be judged by prominent journalist Finlay Macdonald.
- People’s Choice award will be voted for online using Facebook; and
- Special student’s award, judged by the team at BizDojo Co.Space
Entries for the cartoon competition close 23 November. For more information visit www.itsourfuture.org.nz.
RSVP to itsourfutureNZ@gmail.com by Wednesday 28 November.