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Foreign Policy - CER

ACT The Liberal Party Rodney Hide

Ensure that foreign policy puts more weight on improving relationships with our traditional allies and our most important trading partners in the Asia-Pacific region

Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand Keith Locke

[We have] concerns about the impact of CER on the NZ economy and society.
In the 17 years in which CER has been operational, there have been no NZ government studies of whether and how CER is (or is not) beneficial to NZ.
Benefits promised by using the Singapore FTA as the ‘Trojan horse’ for an AFTA/CER free trade zone can not be substantiated.
There are no substantiated benefits to NZ consumers and producers from a free trade agreement.

New Zealand Labour Party Hon Phil Goff

Pursue the objective of a single economic market with Australia while maintaining New Zealand's sovereignty and protecting our national interests
Monitor and evaluate the returns to New Zealand of closer economic partnerships and assist New Zealand firms to take full advantage of the opportunities they create

Maori Party Dr Pita Sharples  
National Party of New Zealand Hon Murray McCully

Build on CER to a new level of economic harmonisation.
Work with Pacific Island nations to strengthen their skills and capacity to trade to enhance economic and political stability in the Pacific.

New Zealand First Rt Hon Winston Peters

Enhance the special New Zealand association and interest in the South Pacific region.
Review the CER process to improve transparency and accountability and to ensure [it is] in New Zealand's interest
Give priority to gaining access for New Zealand apples to the Australian market and (if necessary) advancing this by referring the matter to the World Trade Organisation

Progressive Coalition Hon Jim Anderton  
United Future New Zealand Hon Peter Dunne

Explore the benefits of a currency link with Australia

You can find the policy positions of more parties by checking these websites.
Alliance New Zealand
Democrats for Social Credit
Direct Democracy Party
The Republic Party of New Zealand

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