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Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting Limited (PCBL) aims to bring the best of New Zealand content to you via its contribution feed service Pasifika TV.  We will keep you updated with the latest news and current affairs happening locally and from the Pacific.

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Solomons men, NZ women set futsal pace in Auckland

06 Oct 2017

The Solomon Islands men's team and New Zealand women's team continue to set the pace after two days of competition at OFC Youth Futsal Tournament in Auckland.

Solomon Islands edged New Caledonia 3-2 on Thursday morning, in a top of the table clash, before thrashing Samoa 8-0 to make it four straight wins.

Baby Kurukuru coach Stanley Puairana was excited to secure another six points but has already turned his focus on his team's last day of matches.

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Pacific nations tipped to impress at Rugby League World Cup

The Rugby League World Cup
04 Oct 2017

Former Australia and Fiji rugby league international Lote Tuqiri believes the upcoming World Cup could be the most competitive yet.

The 38-year-old made his name in the 13-a-side game, winning NRL titles with the Brisbane Broncos and South Sydney Rabbitohs at both ends of his career and starring for Queensland, the Kangaroos and Fiji Bati, either side of an equally impressive stint in rugby union.

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Fifth Tuvaluan language week celebrated in NZ

Fala Haulangi
02 Oct 2017

Tuvaluans in New Zealand are celebrating their fifth annual language week this week.

The theme for 2017 is 'fano ki mua kae sa puli tou iloga' meaning 'progress to thrive not forgetting your roots'.

For Pacific Media Network's Tuvalu programme producer Fala Haulangi, that is something she stands by having moved from her island of Nanumea to Nauru and then to Auckland in the 1980s for better opportunities.

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Samoa steps up preparations for 2019 Pac Games

From left to right, President of the Pacific Games Council Vidhya Lakhan, Samoa's prime minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, and SASNOC President Patrick Fepuleai.
29 Sep 2017

The Pacific Games Association of Samoa says it intends to appoint an Organising Committee for the 2019 Pacific Games as soon as possible.

Samoa was announced as the Games host four weeks ago, after Tonga pulled out in July, citing financial concerns.

President of the Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee, Patrick Fepuleai, said a lot needs to be achieved in a short space of time.

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The Māori Party’s Pacific path

26 Sep 2017

Opinion - The Māori Party has endured a miserable election, ousted from Parliament with the loss of the Waiariki seat - but the party's venture into Pacific politics is a story which shouldn't be overlooked.

A group of aspiring Pacific politicians approached Māori Party and its president Tukoroirangi Morgan earlier this year and a deal was subsequently brokered.

Under the banner One Pacific, they committed to contest some general electorates as part of the Māori Party.

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Winston Peters says 'wait and see'

25 Sep 2017

New Zealand First leader Winston Peters he will be talking to colleagues "over the next few days" about which party he will support.

On last night's results, National, with a likely 58 seats, and Labour-Greens with 52 seats between them, would need Mr Peters to form a government.

Both National and Labour parties are starting attempts to form a government.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

We are in for another cracking summer of cricket! Watch the games, right here on Pasifika TV!

Pasifika TV will bring you LIVE coverage of select games from Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games, to your local Pacific TV station. Don't miss the action from Vanuatu December 4 - 15.