FMF plans new product exports to NZ after food show success

High consumer interest in its packaged snack foods at the recent Auckland Food Show has enthused Flour Mills of Fiji (FMF), one of the South Pacific’s largest food companies, to launch more products from its range in the New Zealand market.

From Niue ISP to rural NZ

Niue’s Emani Fakaotimanava-Lui, owner of RockET Systems Limited, is using his experience as an internet services provider on Niue Island to supply cheaper broadband access to rural New Zealand.

MSG countries explore wider export markets

Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Fiji are four independent Pacific Island countries that comprise the inter-Governmental Melanesian Spearhead Group. (FLNKS or Front de Liberation Nationale Kanak et Socialiste, a group of pro-independent parties in the French Territory of New Caledonia holds an observer status to the trade agreement.)

Survey begins for new transpacific cable

A new marine route survey for a cable that is expected to spur growth and competition within the South Pacific telecommunications market has been launched on August 4. The cable, when completed, is also expected to greatly enhance international capacity.

Labour mobility’s $10 billion potential

A recent World Bank report on labour mobility in the Pacific Islands region has estimated that some 240,000 more Pacific Islanders could migrate abroad by the year 2040, if reforms in labour mobility regimes are made by both sending and receiving countries.

Get investment, find buyers with PT&I’s ‘Hub’

The Pacific Hub ( is a web resource for companies and investors seeking opportunities for trading with and investing in the Pacific islands region. It’s an initiative of Pacific Trade & Invest (PT&I) NZ that was launched earlier this year.