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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 coach laments New Zealand mismatch

05 Sep 2017

Solomon Islands football coach Felipe Vega Arango has lamented the gap between New Zealand and the rest of Oceania.

The All Whites thrashed Solomons 6-1 in the first leg of a World Cup qualifyer in Auckland on Friday.

Vega Arango said the game between the two strongest teams in the region was a mismatch.

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Fiji Under 20s make winning start to Junior World Trophy

Fiji feeds the ball to the backs in their first up win over Hong Kong at the Junior World Trophy.
30 Aug 2017

The Fiji Under 20s rugby team have opened their Junior World Trophy campaign win a comfortable 26-7 victory over Hong Kong in Montevideo.

The Baby Flying Fijians led 7-0 at halftime thanks to a seventh minute try from lock and captain Temo Mayanavanua, converted by first five Fabiano Navabale.

Hong Kong levelled the scores with a try eight minutes into the second half but were reduced to 14 players when Gregor Ramage was sent to the sin bin.

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Victorious Black Ferns arrive home

29 Aug 2017

The victorious Black Ferns have landed back in Auckland, after reclaiming the Rugby World Cup.

In a thrilling final in Belfast last Saturday, the women in black defeated the defending English side 41-32.

The five-time world champions touched down about 10.30am today, carrying their trophy into Auckland Airport.

The players said they were happy to be home.

Proud family members and friends gathered around the arrivals hall, excited to see their loved ones.

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Labour pledges to review NZ's Pacific migration policy

28 Aug 2017

New Zealand's main opposition party has promised to review Pacific migration policy and recognise the five main Pacific languages in the education system, if elected.

Labour's Pacific Affairs spokesperson, Aupito William Sio, said the migration policy will be reviewed for small Pacific nations like Tuvalu, Tokelau and Kiribati which feel the brunt of climate change.

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Only Samoa and Guam left in Pac Games race

28 Aug 2017

Samoa and Guam are in a two-horse race to host the 2019 Pacific Games after a lack of government support ruled Tahiti out of contention.

The Pacific Games Council has visited Samoa and Guam in the past fortnight to evaluate their bids but said with no government support forthcoming in Tahiti their initial expression of interest cannot be evaluated further.

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Rival PNG football bodies in talks

Lae City won the NSL minor premiership and beat Besta FC in the first semi final
24 Aug 2017

Papua New Guinea's rival football factions have been in discussions.

The PNG Football Association's National Soccer League playoffs were cancelled earlier this month after PS United pulled out of their semi final match-up against Madang.

Only six teams completed the NSL season, while 12 took part in the National Premier League run by Football Federation PNG, which is not recognised by Oceania Football or FIFA.

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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.