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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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Can the Games of Moans still succeed?

04 Aug 2016

It's always a bit of a sport with the media, seeing how many potential problems they can expose before each Olympic Games, but I've never known anything like what's gone on in the lead-up to the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Brazil is in the midst of political turmoil, with its President, Dilma Rousseff, having been impeached. More locally, the mayor of Rio has said his city faces bankruptcy because of the Olympics.

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New coach Vicki Wilson has "big plans" for Fiji Netball

02 Aug 2016

Vicki Wilson is already learning on the job after being appointed Fiji netball coach through to the 2019 World Cup.

The former Australian Diamonds captain filled the vacancy left by New Zealander Kate Carpenter, who quit as Pearls coach in December after 15 months in charge.

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The Katinas LIVE in New Zealand

02 Aug 2016

The brothers have been back in Australia and New Zealand the last couple of weeks before they end the international leg of their 'Music with a Message' tour in Samoa.

If you're in Wellington, New Zealand you can catch them at Sacred Heart College Performing Arts Centre tonight (Tuesday, 2nd August) and for our Samoan friends and family they'll be performing in front of the Apia Samoa Government Building on both Friday & Saturday night.

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Pacific weightlifters tipped to make Rio finals

01 Aug 2016

The General Secretary of the Oceanic Weightlifting Federation says despite outrageous odds, he expects at least two Pacific lifters to make finals at the Rio Olympics.

Paul Coffa says despite the natural talent of the Pacific lifters, they will be facing athletes with more resources and also some who have used performance enhancing drugs in the past, which means their task will be extremely difficult.

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Sport: Gold medal hopefuls depart Fiji

28 Jul 2016

The Fiji Rugby Sevens men's team has left for the Olympic Games with the gold medal hopes of a whole region on its shoulders.

The top seeded Fijians are favoured to win the Pacific's first Olympic gold medal next month after taking out the past two World Sevens Series titles.

Coach Ben Ryan told the FBC he understood what the Rio Olympics meant to fans at home and their support would drive the team.

Ryan said the nation would grind to a halt during the Games.

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Samoan Baritone Wins Lexus Song Quest 2016

27 Jul 2016

Auckland baritone Benson Wilson (25) has been named 2016 Lexus Song Quest winner at an award gala in Auckland.

The biennial contest is for opera singers and previous winners include Dame Kiri te Kanawa and Dame Malvina Major.

It's the award's 60th anniversary this year.

Benson Wilson came second in the Quest in 2014 but this time he took the top prize.

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