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Past Events

Webinar with Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum


The Presidents of the Fiji New Zealand Business Council and the Fiji Australia Business Council are pleased to invite you to attend a Zoom meeting with the Attorney General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.
Topics for Consultation: 2021/2022 Economy and Budget and the current COVID-19 situation.
The meeting will be held on Zoom on Tuesday 29th June, from 12.00pm-1.00pm Fiji Time.   The link for the meeting is below.


Zoom Meeting Link:
The AG’s presentation will be followed by a Q&A Session.

When:  Tuesday 29th June
Time:    12:00 - 1.00pm (Fiji Time which is the same for NZT)
Venue:  ZOOM

ADB Virtual Business Opportunities  - Seminar Series


This ADB virtual Business Opportunities Seminar is open to individual consultants and consulting firms who want to work with ADB. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the ADB Consultant Management System (CMS) and its procurement procedures, as the central hub for ADB’s consulting-related business opportunities.

This seminar is part of a series aimed at providing a greater understanding of ADB’s business opportunities, to help ADB attract the best partners for delivering upon its ambitious mission of a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific region. Having a good working knowledge of CMS—including how to register, where to locate opportunities, and how to compete for assignments—is important for individuals and firms interested in applying for ADB’s consulting opportunities. By the end of this seminar, you will be confident to pursue opportunities through CMS and will be better placed to prepare winning proposals.

When:  Thursday 3rd June
Time:    5:30 - 7:30pm (NZT)
Venue: To register and attend via ZOOM



MFAT’s Pacific Connections team is pleased to partner with the PWC’s Pacific Village to host our next Pacific Update on Wednesday 2 June 2021.

Guest Speaker

Jonathan King 

Deputy Secretary, Pacific and Development Group,

Hear an update from Jonathan Kings, Deputy Secretary, Pacific and Development Group, MFAT as he talks about MFAT’s priorities in the Pacific, vaccine rollout and the recalibration of the NZ Aid Programme

When:  Wednesday 2nd June
Time:    5:00 - 6:00pm
Venue: To register and attend via ZOOM

A calendar invite will be sent with ZOOM details when registering. When registering please share the questions you would like raised, and we will endeavour to have this covered at this event. 

TRADE-LED Recovery - Government update for Exporters


Do you work in a business that exports, or one interested in doing so? Interested in how to benefit from free trade agreements, or the removal of non-tariff barriers? Come and hear about efforts to boost New Zealand’s economic recovery from COVID-19 through international trade.

Guest Speakers

Hon Damien O'Connor
Minister for Trade and Export Growth

Clare Kelly 
Assistant Secretary - Trade and Economic Group
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

PACER Plus will be on the agenda (in addition to other FTAs/negotiations), as well issues like supply chains, business travel (MIQ, vaccines) and tools and services that government agencies have available for exporters. What’s pretty unique is that there’ll be the opportunity for businesspeople to raise issues and connect with officials from all the agencies relevant to exporters (MBIE Immigration, Export Credit Office/Treasury, Customs, MPI, NZTE, MFAT, etc), in one place.

When:  Thursday 6th May 2021
Time:    09:00 – 12:00pm
Venue: Sir Noel Robinson Conference Centre, Vodafone Events Centre, 770 Great South Road, Manukau


MFAT's Pacific Regional Four Year Plan


As we develop the Pacific Regional Four-Year Plan, we are keen to hear feedback from members of Pasifika communities in New Zealand and other New Zealanders with an interest in or links to the Pacific region. We believe you have unique perspectives about Pacific priorities and the New Zealand Government’s approaches to partnerships. Your feedback will help us to focus our development activities and how we deliver them, with the aim of producing the greatest mutual benefit from our engagement.
The town Hall Talanoa is open to all communities with connections to, and interests in, the Pacific.


When:   Monday 3 May 2021

Time:    5:00 PM – 6:30 PM NZST
Venue:  MFAT Auckland Office, Level 6, 139 Quay Street, Auckland

Investment Fiji Webinar

Wednesday 2 March 2022 2.00pm (FST) 3.00pm (NZT)

Our speakers are Kamal Chetty, of Investment Fiji and Brent Hill, Tourism Fiji who will provide information on the opportunities in Fiji

Kamal Chetty, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Investment Fiji, will speak on the opportunities available to New Zealand businesses in Fiji and Brent Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Fiji, will speak on the protocols of travel between Fiji and New Zealand 

Members will be able to present questions at the end of their presentations. 

This event will be held virtually, details will be forwarded to you on registration.


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