Nominate now: Westpac Outstanding Women Awards open for 2016

Westpac are calling on you to honour exceptional women, with the launch of the 2016 Westpac Outstanding Women (WOW) awards. The launch is an important milestone for PNG – the 10th anniversary of the country’s premier and most prestigious awards for women.

Pasifika Plates Cookbook: promoting healthy Pacific food

The Pacific Community (SPC) has released a potentially life-changing cookbook – Pasifika Plates – to promote healthy eating to combat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Pacific Islands.

Pacific Export Survey – Win a new Macbook Air Laptop

Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I) and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is inviting Pacific Island exporters to participate in the second Pacific Export Survey. By completing a short 10 minute survey you could even win a brand new 2016 Macbook Air Laptop.

ADB Strives to Increase Women Business Leaders in the Pacific

In continuing to enhance economic empowerment for women in the Pacific, ADB Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) successfully launched its Women’s Business Leadership Program in Suva last month.

Pacific Trade & Invest NZ Path to Market (P2M) Fijian workshops a success

Pacific Trade & Invest (PT&I) NZ Path to Market (P2M) workshops in Fiji last week drew enthusiastic participation from more than 50 exporters across the country.

Pacific Islands products spark interest at Fine Food NZ

Cocoa, spices, kava and gluten free flour from the Pacific Islands added an exotic flavour to the Fine Food NZ show in Auckland last week.

Pacific Islands Trade & Invest supporting tourism operators with new Digital Tourism package

Since 2012, PT&I has supported tourism development via its “Digital Tourism”programme aimed at providing operators with the online tools to grow both direct bookings as well as those from third party OTA sites.

RUNWAY2016 Designer Call

Stella magazine’s RUNWAY will celebrate its 3rd season from 2-4 September 2016. The top Pacific designer collections of 2016 will once again be presented in Port Moresby.

Ending family violence in Pacific: law is not enough

A respected former Fijian judge has told a human rights forum that legislation is only part of the solution to ending domestic violence in the Pacific region.

Women’s economic empowerment critical for safeguarding food security

UN Women highlight the essential part women play in every part of Fiji’s food supply chain. They are usually responsible for sourcing the food their families need to survive, they are heavily involved in subsistence farming, and they make up the majority of market vendors around the country.