PTI congratulates Queen’s Birthday awardees

Former rugby union player and coach Michael Jones and renowned chef Michael Meredith are among several people of Pacific Island origin in New Zealand who have been honoured with awards by the Queen, it was announced this week.

Auckland finally gets its first Pacific themed restaurant

New Zealand’s largest city has been known for a while as having the world’s highest concentration of Pasifika peoples. The annual Pasifika Festival is believed to be the world’s largest Polynesian festival. Pasifika people and their distinctive culture and music contribute richly to Auckland’s vibrancy. Yet, there was nowhere in the city where one could…

A ground-breaking investment into the Pacific Islands

 A significant milestone for the Pacific Islands has been achieved, with a A$ 656,000 impact investment into Vanuatu coffee producer, Tanna Coffee, writes Caleb Jarvis, Trade & Investment Commissioner, PTI Australia.