TPP signed amidst protests
The PM says the protests "will disappoint".
On the other hand the government had to scour Auckland for three people that were prepared (amongst all those who refused) to powhiri (greet) the signatories of the TPPA. It must have been a pretty disappointing spectacle despite efforts to make the best of it by government propagandist, the NZ Herald.
Here is coverage for Radio NZ by John Campbell who really does deserve the title "the people's journalist" for doing his job.
4 February, 2016
Prime Minister John Key believes Aucklanders will be disappointed in the anti-TPP protests which blocked the motorway and clogged streets today.
See how the day unfolded here:
The Trans Pacific Partnership has been officially signed at a ceremony in Auckland today.