Friends of True Pacific

The Pacific Cooperation wishes to acknowledge the unwavering support, guidance and resource provided by the following individuals and organisations passionate about building a sustainable Pacific, and developing the True Pacific mark.


True Pacific Food Ambassador

Robert Oliver is a New Zealand-born Author and Chef who has spent much of his highly successful career working in leading overseas restaurants. Raised in Fiji, he is championing a trend to showcase gourmet Pacific cuisine and is deeply committed to sustainable food production and tourism in the South Pacific.  He was the natural choice as True Pacific's Food Ambassador, and is always on the look-out for exotic ingredients and new culinary influences.  Robert is the author of ‘Me’a Kai’; named Best Cookbook in the World for 2010 at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards; which was a two-year project, with New Zealand academic Dr Tracy Berno and Fijian photographer Shiri Ram. 

OUR Partners:

     Brother International

New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade





















Frances Hartnell

True Pacific Project Manager