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PCF Says Seasonal Workers From The Pacific Must Be Given Urgent Entry To New Zealand

Friday, 18 September 2020, 5:01 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Pacific Cooperation Foundation Chair, John Fiso is urging decision makers not to overlook the opportunity to solve the horticultural industry’s looming worker shortage with a very real solution which will also benefit our Pacific neighbours. “By quickly ... More >>

Pacific Seasonal Workers Could Be A Lifeline For New Zealand Horticulture

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 12:42 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

  John Fiso, Chairman of the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF), believes New Zealand can achieve a win-win by providing financial support for Pacific people from neighbouring island nations to head to New Zealand and help our horticultural ... More >>

Pacific Cooperation Foundation Honours Dr Joe Williams With News Of His Sad Passing

Saturday, 5 September 2020, 4:40 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

The Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) today acknowledges the passing of Dr Joe Williams and reflects on his significant contribution to the health sector, to New Zealand, the Cook Islands - and most importantly to our Pacific communities. “It ... More >>

Pacific Cooperation Foundation and Te Ohu Whai Ao sign MoU

Friday, 7 February 2020, 9:45 am | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) and Te Ohu Whai Ao Trust (TOWA) have signed a Te Kawenata (Memorandum of Understanding), a commitment that formalises their strategic relationship in providing leadership and direction to create economic, social and ... More >>

Conference to Focus on ICT Connectivity in the Pacific

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 9:26 am | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

ICT connectivity in the Pacific and its link to the region’s economic growth will be the focus of the 2015 Pacific Wave Conference in Auckland during May, (15th May at the Hilton Hotel in Auckland). More >>

Shane Jones Creating a New Wave as Pacific Ambassador

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 9:55 am | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

PACIFIC ECONOMIC AMBASSADOR His Excellency Shane Jones is to expand upon his plans to champion sustainable employment and provide a voice for Pacific communities as keynote at the one-day Pacific Wave Export conference next Tuesday 24 June. Being ... More >>

PCF: new Trust Board members to develop Pacific connections

Thursday, 13 March 2014, 11:16 am | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Two new Board Members, Mr Andrew Wilson and Ms Rachel Skudder have been appointed to the Board of the Pacific Cooperation Foundation. PCF Chairman Peter Kiely welcomed the new Board members to further develop its connections between the public and private ... More >>

Pacific Cooperation Foundation appoints new CEO

Saturday, 8 March 2014, 1:45 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

The Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) has appointed a new Chief Executive. Mr Laulu Mac Leauanae joins the organisation in March 2014, with a background working in strategic and advisory roles, predominantly with Pacific organisations. Mr Leauanae, ... More >>

Foundation CEO to take up senior DOC position

Tuesday, 13 August 2013, 5:16 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) Chief Executive Markerita (Meg) Poutasi is moving on to take up a senior position at the Department of Conservation (DOC), as Director of Conservation Partnerships in Auckland in October. More >>

Pacific-New Zealand Fisheries Forum Underway

Wednesday, 14 November 2012, 6:37 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

A joint Pacific Islands and New Zealand fisheries forum, organised by the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) and the Pacific Islands Tuna Industry Association (PITIA) was held in Auckland today. More >>

“investSAMOA” Conference Registration Now Open

Friday, 7 September 2012, 5:57 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

The programme for the upcoming “investSAMOA” conference in Auckland has been released, and interested parties are now being invited to register. More >>

Celebrating 50 years of Friendship -

Wednesday, 14 December 2011, 1:11 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

2012 marks both the 50th anniversary of Samoa’s independence and the 50th anniversary of the unique Treaty of Friendship between New Zealand and Samoa. To celebrate these two milestones, a full calendar year of events in Samoa and New Zealand is being ... More >>

True Pacific – launch of a regional brand

Monday, 5 September 2011, 4:46 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Demand for Pacific produced products is set to grow, with the launch of a major initiative today to strengthen export opportunities for Pacific Island producers. More >>

Tongan PM to Give PCF Annual Pacific Address

Tuesday, 12 May 2009, 10:06 am | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

The Pacific Cooperation Foundation is pleased to announce Tonga’s Prime Minister, the Hon Dr Feleti Sevele, will give the 2009 Annual Pacific Address in Christchurch (14 May 2009) and Wellington (18 May 2009). The Foundation in partnership with the ... More >>

NZ NGO Supports Pacific and Maori dialogue

Thursday, 7 May 2009, 11:31 am | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Wellington-based NGO, the Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF), observes that greater connection between Maori groups and Pacific peoples should be expected as New Zealand explores its identity as a Pacific nation. Sending a delegation to hold informal ... More >>

Lack of Public Awareness Stifles Political Account

Wednesday, 22 April 2009, 5:42 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Research by Samoan academic Dr Iati Iati has found that long term rule by its one-party state has raised governance issues in Samoa, despite it being labelled the Pacific’s ‘pinup star’ by many international donors. More >>

Pacific Foundation Appoints New CEO

Wednesday, 3 December 2008, 2:05 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

The Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF) will have a new Chief Executive, Markerita (Meg) Poutasi at its helm in January 2009, the Chairman of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, Neil Plimmer announced today.  More >>

Something old, new at NZ Melanesia Symposium

Friday, 3 October 2008, 3:45 pm | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Whether it be freeing up lengthy visa processing for transiting travellers from Melanesia, or forming new partnerships to boost trade, there was something for everyone at the first Tok Talanoa New Zealand Melanesia Symposium hosted by the Pacific Cooperation ... More >>

NZ-Melanesia Relationship Under The Spotlight

Monday, 29 September 2008, 9:46 am | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

Sunday 28 September 2008: Wellington, NZ – The flip side to Fiji's image amongst New Zealanders as a getaway holiday destination is expected to come up for debate in Wellington next week, although not in Parliament. More >>

Scene set for first NZ-Melanesia Symposium

Saturday, 13 September 2008, 12:28 am | Pacific Cooperation Foundation

(Wellington, NZ) Former Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Sir Rabbie Namaliu is guest of honour at a ground-breaking event aimed at tackling New Zealand’s relationship with Melanesia. He will present the opening keynote to an inaugural New Zealand-Melanesia ... More >>