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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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PNG coffee industry expanding

26 Sep 2016

Papua New Guinea's coffee industry is expanding worldwide with the help of small local growers.

Coffee export company Kosem Limited, located in the Jiwaka province, recently sent off its first overseas shipment of raw coffee beans to South Korea.

The raw beans were produced by a collection of local farmers.

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Schools in Fiji to be Rebuilt

21 Sep 2016

Schools in Fiji are set to be rebuilt thanks to international aid and the government's Adopt a School programme.

Fiji's Prime Minister with Australia's Pacific Minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells. She says new buildings will be built to Category 5 standard. Photo: RNZ / Alex Perrottet

The Australian Government's Access to Quality Education Programme has sent out requests for tenders for the design, repair and reconstruction of 85 school buildings in the Western Division.

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NZ Divers Help Clear WWII Bombs in Solomons

21 Sep 2016

A joint military exercise in Solomon Islands has so far recovered more than 50 items of unexploded munitions.  It involves personnel from New Zealand, Australia, Britain and Canada.

Operation Render Safe is a three-week-long exercise to remove explosive remnants from World War II that can be found scattered over land and sea in the Solomons.

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Coverage of IPC Paralympics Rio 2016 in the Pacific

09 Sep 2016

Countries across the Pacific will receive coverage of the IPC Paralympics Rio 2016 games, as part of New Zealand’s Pacific broadcasting initiative, which delivers a wide range of television programmes from New Zealand to local free-to-air broadcasters in the Pacific.

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Music in schools would create career options

01 Sep 2016

A Pasifika choir's contract to work on the Disney film Moana could highlight the need for music as a secondary school subject.

The University of the South Pacific's choir, Pasifika Voices, secured a contract to sing on the soundtrack for the film Moana - a musical fantasy that follows a young navigator's journey across the South Pacific to find a fabled island.

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New-look Solomon Islands U20s hoping to surprise

30 Aug 2016

It will be a new-look Solomon Islands squad that arrives in Vanuatu for the Oceania Under 20 men's football championship.

Defender Richard Raramo and forward Larry Zama are the only two players from last year's national under 17 squad to have made the step up to the next level, while none of the final squad featured for the senior team at the OFC Nations Cup.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Watch the largest affiliate of the New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL), made up of 32 clubs spread throughout the Auckland Region, stretching from Rodney in the north to Waiuku in the south, compete in

A top international badminton tournament which is part of the prestigious Badminton World Federation (BWF) Grand Prix Gold Ciruit.