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Foodstuffs North Island NZ markets

During an early 2014 shopping visit to New World Supermarket in Thorndon, near Parliament in Wellington, I heard a supermarket announcement promoting groups of growers. I gave my business card to the information counter and said I would like to know more, thinking that this was at least a model for Tongan women – and […]

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Hon. Shane Jones

Commercial diplomacy from the Jones McCully combination

Tonga can be amongst those who benefit from the Pacific commercialisation ambassadorial role Shane Jones may develop with Murray McCully. Shane Jones can bring an established awareness of what Maori business could do with Tonga alongside the fisheries focused assignment NZ foreign minister McCully has in mind for Labour MP Jones outside NZs Parliament. Commercially […]

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Tonga Chili WAM

Pepper trial options

Pepper trial planning by the Women in Agriculture (WAM) project for Tonga will be focusing in April on market leads identified in New Zealand. Melino Maka, Auckland based manager of the WAM project of the Centre for Citizenship Education (CCE) and Pasefika Solutions Ltd, plans further talks with Tonga’s Agriculture Minister and Ministry.  Talks will […]

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