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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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Parker holds onto WBO belt

Joseph Parker
25 Sep 2017

The New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker has held onto his WBO belt.

Parker has scored a majority points decision over Briton Hughie Fury in their 12 round title fight in Manchester.

Two judges had Parker winning 118-110, while the third had it 114-all.

All of the rounds were even with Parker unable to land the knockout blow while Fury spent the fight on the back foot to keep out of trouble.

He did however stay in contention with his jab.

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NZ political parties outline Pacific policies ahead of election

22 Sep 2017

With the New Zealand election being held this weekend political parties have outlined their Pacific-related policies.

The major parties are focusing on education, immigration and the relationships with Pacific governments.

National's spokesperson for Pacific People's Alfred Ngaro says he is proud of the work his government has done for Pacific people's health and education and he is promising more of the same.

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Oceania 7s Champs to stay in Fiji

Fiji celebrate winning the 2016 Oceania 7's title.
20 Sep 2017

The Oceania Sevens Championships will remain in Fiji for the next three years.

The men's and women's tournaments were hosted at ANZ Stadium in Suva last December and will both return to the Fijian capital until at least 2019.

A record 21 teams are set to contest the 2017 Championships, including 13 men's teams and eight women's sides.

New Zealand will also enter teams in both the men's and women's competition for the first time in three years.

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Some Fiji flights may be cancelled

20 Sep 2017

Fiji Airways says it may have to look into cancelling or diverting some flights as jet fuel supply problems spread.

General Manager Shaenaz Voss said passengers travelling to and from Auckland may experience disruptions and delays to their flights due to restrictions on fuel at Auckland Airport.

A shortage was triggered by the closure of a pipeline supplying fuel to Auckland Airport.

The line was shut over the weekend after a leak was discovered on Thursday.

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OFC launches education initiative in Cooks and Tonga

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18 Sep 2017

Oceania Football Confederation hopes to broaden knowledge of the sport in the region with the launch of the OFC Education Centre.

The centre is launching in the Cook Islands and Tonga next week.

OFC said the Oceania-wide programme would provide each member association with an educational institute where people could learn and share knowledge, skills and experience in football.

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Samoa signs hosting rights for Pacific Games

Pacific Games Council president, Vidhya Lakhan (L) and Samoa's prime minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi (R)
13 Sep 2017

The Pacific Games Council has executed the host agreement for the 2019 Pacific Games with the Pacific Games Association of Samoa or SASNOC and the government of Samoa.

The Council President Vidhya Lakhan joined SASNOC President Patrick Fepuleai and Samoa's Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, in signing the games host agreement at the government building complex in Apia.

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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.