PNG Coffee goes places — from Helsinki to Rarotonga

Patrick Killoran is one of Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand’s colourful clients. The tall gangly Australian has been operating his coffee business in Mt Hagen, Papua New Guinea for several years.  But in the past two or three years, he has stepped up his game.  Advertisements

What next for senior RSE workers?

Over the past 10 years, several Pacific Island nations have sent their best and strongest workers to participate in New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme. 

Thirty exporters to feature at Pasifika

More than 30 exporters from ten Pacific Island countries will be exhibiting their products at the specially designed Pacific Hub at the Pasifika Festival in Auckland next month.

Sakura looks back at her PTI NZ Internship

I am extremely grateful for my time with Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) NZ. Having been exposed to both the office administration side of PTI and participating in tasks involving trade and investment, it is fair to say that this experience has taught me a lot in a short time frame, and I will be taking…

Sia and Shulei reflect on their internship at PTI NZ

It has been a ten-week journey for Sia Fatu of Samoa and Shulei Andrew-ToGuata of PNG who undertook a Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) summer internship with Pacific Trade Invest New Zealand in Auckland.

Promoting Pacific products to the world in Hong Kong

One of the world’s largest cosmetics fairs, Cosmoprof Hong Kong, showcases products to global buyers from the professional beauty industry.   For two years running, PTI China has exhibited a range of natural and organic Pacific Islands cosmetics at Cosmoprof, with a Pacific-themed booth and careful preparatory research and advice to participating companies. 

Japanese businesses eye deals in Marshall Islands

In November 2017, the Tokyo based Pacific Islands Centre (PIC) sent the “Marshall Islands Business Exchange Mission,” composed of eight delegates from seven private enterprises, to the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI).