Tauranga-based Heilala Vanilla has partnered with Oxfam's partner the Tonga National Youth Congress (TNYC) to produce Virgin Coconut Oil for the global market. This partnership is strengthening the vitality of Tongan villages and building economic independence for young people.
The Tonga National Youth Congress (TNYC) has got it licked with their new venture into ice cream.
Two groups of women in Tongatapu have taken their first steps into the world of market gardening, earning their own money for the first time in their lives.
Malina Hautau’s entrepreneurial eye spotted an opportunity to turn waste coconut into a source of income.