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Business Opportunities Seminar – New Caledonia

The New Zealand Pacific Business Council (NZPBC) in conjunction with the French New Zealand Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FNZCCI) will host a one hour webinar with Q & A to hear from market experts from New Caledonia including presentations from the Loyalty...

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Pacific Ministerial Breakfast

It was my absolute privilege to be invited alongside Peter McGill, Past Chair of the NZPBC to attend a breakfast meeting hosted by The Hon. Craig Knowles AM, Australian Consul-General & Senior Trade Commissioner at the Britomart Hotel in Auckland along with the...

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Cook Islands Delegation Meeting

In my capacity as Chair of the NZPBC, I had the pleasure of attending the final event of the Cook Island delegations visit to New Zealand held at the MFAT/NZTE offices in Auckland City. This was a great event, with a fantastic cultural show to open the evening with...

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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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