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NZPBC Open Letter

The New Zealand Pacific Business Council has written the following open letter to the New Zealand Government. The NZPBC feels strongly about the need to prioritise a Pacific Bubble. This underpins a key objective of the Council, being the promotion, facilitation and...

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Webinar – Solomon Islands

A one hour webinar with Q&A brought to you by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, the New Zealand Pacific Business Council and Solomon Water. The Solomon Islands has several emerging infrastructure projects which create...

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COVID 19 update

Following the NZ Government’s announcement on Saturday of wide reaching travel restrictions, we want to make sure that you remain updated on issues that are likely to affect your business.  While we can provide you with this general guidance, it is important to...

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A Snapshot of Kiribati

A Snapshot of Kiribati

Interview with Michael Upton, High Commissioner to Kirbati  - October 2019 Devin Brown an Executive Member of the NZPBC spoke to Michael Upton re his term in Kiribati. Michael Upton is near completion of a 3 year term in Kiribati (his second term in Kiribati, with a...

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Samoa / American Samoa Business Mission Report

Samoa / American Samoa Business Mission Report

NZPBC partnered with NZSTIC to undertake a business mission for New Zealand business with an interest in Samoa and American Samoa from the 4th to the 8th August 2019.  We had 12 businesses attend the mission to Samoa/American Samoa.  These businesses represented a...

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 2021 (APEC21)

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 2021 (APEC21)

The New Zealand Business Pacific Council hosted a very informative presentation from Andrea Smith, the Deputy Secretary of APEC21 at the offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) on 23 July 2019. This presentation was about the arrangements and...

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Review of NZPBC Business Mission to Cook Islands 2018

New Zealand Pacific Business Council (NZPBC), lead a 5 organisation strong delegation to the Cook Islands to explore bilateral trade opportunities in the private and government sectors. Cook Islands like all countries has its own set of unique challenges and...

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Adding Energy to NZPBC

As the new Chair of the New Zealand Pacific Business Council (NZPBC) Ngā Tai a Kiwa , Peter McGill brings more than 30 years of experience managing energy-related businesses in New Zealand, Australia, Asia, the UK and the Pacific to the role. He replaces Devin Brown,...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Today is an important day for everyone because it is International Women’s Day. The 2019 UN theme is « Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change ». It is an opportunity for women to share with the rest of the world, experiences they have come across in their...

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