Partners

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

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Private Sector

Brother NZ International Limited

Brother NZ Limited (Brother) is a longstanding advocate of PCF since its establishment in 2003. Brother’s long-serving Executive Chairman Graham Walshe deepened his association with PCF in 2008 when he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the PCF Board, before stepping down in 2015. Under his leadership, Brother has worked on various projects in the Pacific region together with PCF including the establishment of the True Pacific brand, funding cooperative exploratory missions to the Cook Islands and more recently, a Zeamays Feasibility Trial, a food security and import substitution initiative in Tonga. Today, the study has moved into communities in Tongatapu and ‘Eua

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Regional

Pacific Island Forum Secretariat

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) is an international organisation established by treaty, enjoying legal personality in each of its member countries. PCF is represented at the annual PIF Meeting, staged at various Pacific countries, and it 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.

Its members are comprised of the national private sector organisations of the 14 Forum Pacific Island Countries and American Samoa. PCF partners with PIPSO on various initiatives including the Grow Pacific Project.

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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 14 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) has been charged by the governments and administrations of the Pacific region with the protection and sustainable development of the region's environment.

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University of the South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific (USP), as one of two regional universities in the world, is supported by 12 Pacific Island Countries- Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. USP partnered with PCF in the delivery of the Pacific Wave Conference - Prosperous Futures through Technology 2016.

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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

The Fiji New Zealand Business Council (NZFBC) was set up in 1987 to maintain, support, promote and encourage trade, investment, technical and economic cooperation and tourism between Fiji and NZ. The Council, through its Secretariat, provides a network and forums for its members to meet and discuss common or specific issues to do with their business enterprises in Fiji and generally exports to NZ, in a convivial and friendly atmosphere.

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. Ultimately the Commission’s main objective is to facilitate the improvement of trade balance between NZ and Samoa leading to sustained economic growth and prosperity for both countries.

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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