4 Aug 2014

NZ business delegation to PNG

7:46 pm on 4 August 2014

New Zealand's Parliamentary Private Secretary for Foreign Affairs is leading a delegation on a 6-day trade mission to Papua New Guinea designed to improve business links.

John Hayes is leading a delegation to Port Moresby and Rabaul, where they will meet with the Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, senior trade officials and local businesses.

Market in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.

Market in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. Photo: RNZI / Johnny Blades

Mr Hayes says the mission is designed to improve business-to-business links in a rapidly growing PNG economy which could be worth tens of millions of dollars.