From fleeing to New Zealand as a 12-year-old refugee with his family to becoming a leading importer and distributor of food products in New Zealand, Sam Yip has certainly come a long way.
A new public market development is nearing completion in Rakiraki in Fiji’s Western Division.
The New Zealand Tonga Business Council (NZTBC) is undertaking its second business mission to Tonga in as many years.
Last week was PNG week for Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) New Zealand Trade Commissioner Michael Greenslade and Trade Development Manager Ian Furlong.
The Samoa Business Network (SBN) is thriving with success as it celebrates its fifth anniversary this year.
A two-day Fiji-Japan Trade and Investment Symposium was held at the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa in Denarau on July 9-10.
The annual Pacific Island Forum Secretariat-led Private Sector Dialogue Preparatory Meeting was held last week in Auckland. The meeting discussed actions the private sector needs to take in the Pacific region to challenge climate change, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) and other relevant issues.
Education on nutrition is one way of addressing the problem of non-communicable diseases, says Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce member Carolyn Ernst.
Baptiste Favre who represented the Confederation of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in New Caledonia (CPME-NC), was in Auckland recently to attend the Pacific Islands Forum led Private Sector Dialogue Preparatory meeting.
Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) New Zealand will be part of a trade mission to Papua New Guinea next week.
Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia recently partnered with Tourism Solomons and Australian Aid initiative, Strongim Bisnis, to deliver two successful Digital Tourism workshops in Honiara and Munda in the Solomon Islands in July. The workshops were attended by over 28 local tourism operators.
Nineteen-year-old Riley Birtwistle has joined the Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) New Zealand team as intern.