"The Kingdom of Tonga Reopens for Business"
What does this mean for you?

The NZPBC and the NZTBC would like to welcome you to an event which also coincides with Tonga Language week, Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga.


We are honoured to have as our key note speaker, Lord Fakafanua, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, who will speak on the "current business landscape in Tonga".


A discussion panel will follow with established and emerging leaders here in New Zealand who will provide their perspectives on business with Tonga.


  • Butch Riechelmann, Managing Director, B.R. & Associates

  • Saia Matele, Board Member of the Employer Manufacturers Association

  • Dr Sisikula Palu Sisifa, University of Auckland Business School, Department of Management and International Business

  • Jennifer Boggiss, CEO Heilala Vanilla

  • Jack Bourke, Chief Operating Officer, Lightforce

  • Melissa Lama, President of Otago Students Association


This event will provide members and guests opportunities to engage and listen to updates from Tonga and organisation's doing business in Tonga.


Following the presentations there will be the opportunity to network over light food and refreshments.


To register for the event, click on the link HERE.