Partners

PCF works with various partners in New Zealand and throughout the Pacific region to effectively deliver its initiatives, which support prosperous Pacific communities.

Regional

Pacific Island Forum Secretariat

The Pacific Islands Forum is the region's premier political and economic policy organisation.

Founded in 1971, it comprises 18 members: Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solmon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

PCF is represented at the annual PIF meetings, staged at various Pacific countries, and is involved in its Private Sector Dialogue.

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Pacific Island Private Sector Organisation

The Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO) is the premier private sector representative body in the Pacific Islands region.

PIPSO's mission is to advocate for and drive private sector economic growth for the benefit of the region, while its vision is to promote and inspire the growth of Pacific businesses.

PCF partners with PIPSO on various initiatives including the Pacific Wave Forum.

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Pacific Island Trade & Invest

Pacific Islands Trade and Invest (PT&I) is the region’s lead export facilitation, investment and tourism promotion agency.

An arm of the PIFS based in Fiji, it is the only Pacific Islands agency tasked by leaders to develop, grow and promote industry and business in all 16 Pacific Island Countries in export, investment, tourism and creative arts promotion across international markets.

PCF partner with PT&I to host regional meetings, and support trade missions to various Pacific nations.

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Pacific Community (SPC)

The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, proudly supporting development since 1947.

We are an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.

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Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is a regional intergovernmental environment organisation.

The role of SPREP is to facilitate and implement activities with its Members (Pacific and Metropolitan) and partners to achieve sub-national, national and regional outcomes.

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University of the South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is the premier provider of tertiary education in the Pacific region and an international centre of excellence for teaching, research consulting and training on all aspects of Pacific culture, environment and human resource development needs.

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Business Councils

NZ Pacific Business Council

The New Zealand Pacific Business Council’s (NZPBC) objective is to promote and facilitate two way trade between NZ and the 26 Pacific Island nations of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia. Formed in March 2005, the NZPBC has developed associations with businesses in NZ and the Pacific Islands, as well as engaging with government and NGO’s to improve trade and economic outcomes in the region.

PCF is represented on the Council Executive, and it provides a link to the Pacific on an impartial basis.
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NZ Fiji Business Council

Discussions around the establishment of a business council began through the Auckland Manufacturers Association in the mid 1980's.

The October 1987 coup accelerated these discussions to formally established both the NZ Fiji Business Council (NZFBC) and Fiji NZ Business Council in November 1987.

The purpose of NZFBC is to maintain, support, promote and encourage trade, investment, technical and economic cooperation and tourism between Fiji and New Zealand.

PCF is represented on the Council Executive, and it provides a link to the Pacific on an impartial basis.
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NZ Samoa Trade and Investment Commission

The New Zealand Samoa Trade and Investment Commission (NZSTIC) was launched in Auckland in June 2011 by the Government of Samoa with the key objective of facilitating, strengthening and increasing the flow of trade and investment between NZ and Samoa.

PCF is represented on the Council Executive, and it provides a link to the Pacific on an impartial basis.

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NZ PNG Business Council

The New Zealand Papua New Guinea Business Council (NZPNGBC) was established in 1993 with the underlying objective to heighten awareness of the business environment and market opportunities in Papua New Guinea.

The Council exists to promote and facilitate economic and trade relations between NZ and PNG. It provides an environment where knowledge is shared and business connections are made.

PCF is represented on the Council Executive, and it provides a link to the Pacific on an impartial basis.
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NZ Tonga Business Council

The New Zealand Tonga Business Council (NZTBC) established in 2010 with the purpose to grow and develop the international relationship between New Zealand and Tonga.

Its role in the business community is to encourage and support bi-lateral trade, grow investment opportunities between NZ and Tonga and to also work collaboratively with the Tongan Government and its key stakeholders.

PCF is represented on the Council Executive, and it provides a link to the Pacific on an impartial basis.
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French NZ ​Chamber of Commerce

The French New Zealand Chamber of Commerce was created in 1985 to foster stronger and sound business relationships between France and/or French Pacific Islands and New Zealand.

It aims to promote and extend mutually prosperous and amicable economic, social and commercial relationships between individuals, firms, companies, corporations, institutions and associations of France/French Pacific Islands and those of NZ; and to assist French/French Pacific Islands companies in setting up subsidiaries in NZ, and vice versa.

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Other Partners

PCF partners with other organisations to sponsor its various initiatives, such as the Pacific Wave.


Pacific Scholars – Summer Internships

Universities

PCF partners with various universities and tertiary institutions for its Summer Internship initiative and the Pacific Scholars network.


Host Agencies

PCF partners with corporate New Zealand to host interns, who are part of its Summer Internship initiative.


Media

Universities

PCF partners with various tertiary institutions in New Zealand and the Pacific for its Media Programme internship.


New Zealand and Pacific based media organisations

PCF partners with NZ and Pacific based media organisations to host interns, who are part of the Media Programme internship.


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