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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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Fiji Pearls to play five tests

The Fiji netball team in discussion on court
02 Aug 2017

After two years without a Test match, the Fiji Pearls netball team will play five international fixtures over the next three months but will miss this year's Mini Games.

The Test schedule was announced on Monday by Fiji Netball and begins with two Tests against South Africa in Suva on September 6 and 8.

Tests against Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland follow, to be played in Cardiff from October 5-8.

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Niue premier ill in Auckland

Niue premier ill in Auckland
02 Aug 2017

Niue's premier Sir Toke Talagi has been receiving medical treatment in Auckland for more than a month.

So far the government has not made public the state of Sir Toke's health or when he will return.

It is expected that he will be back in time to pass the Budget.

Sir Toke was very ill in 2016, when he required medical evacuation from the island on two occasions.

The acting premier is Dalton Tagelagi.

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Guam bids to host 2019 Pacific Games

The 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea Photo: RNZ Vinnie Wylie
01 Aug 2017

Guam has joined Samoa in expressing interest to host the 2019 Pacific Games after Tonga pulled out of staging the event.

Guam last hosted the Games in 1999 in Santa Rita and previously in 1975 at Tumon

The Pacific Games Council said French Polynesia would also bid to hold the games after Tahiti missed out on winning hosting rights to Tonga.

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Halanukonuka signs with Glasgow

31 Jul 2017

Tongan international and Highlanders prop Siosiua Halanukonuka has signed to play for the Glasgow Warriors.

Subject to visa and medical approval, the 30-year-old will join Glasgow in October at the end of his season with the Tasman Makos in New Zealand's provincial rugby competition.

The 120kg prop made his debut for Tonga in 2014, appearing off the bench in a 23-9 win over Georgia.

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Cook Islands Language Week

31 Jul 2017

Cook Islands language and culture is being celebrated in New Zealand this week.

Te epetoma o te reo Māori Kuki Airani or Cook Islands Language Week celebrates the languages spoken by the people of the Cook Islands.

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​PCBL Chair’s love affair with the Pacific

21 Jul 2017

Gary Monk’s love affair with the Pacific region started over four decades ago, and it is still going strong, with his recent appointment as Chairman of Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting Limited (PBCL) in April 2017.

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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.