The History of PasifikaTV

Our History

Since 2015,​ Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting Limited (PCBL) has aimed to strengthen the Pacific broadcasting industry through content provision, training, and development. The timeline below starts with the establishment of Pasifika TV in 2016 and highlights the achievements of not just PCBL, but also of our broadcasting partners across the Pacific and the globe. This timeline showcases what can be achieved by the Pacific collective and is a living document that will continue to be updated as Pacific broadcasting goes from strength to strength.

Launch of PasifikaTV
Feb 2016

Launch of PasifikaTV

PasifikaTV is officially launched as a content provision service to our broadcasting partners across the Pacific. The content is provided to PasifikaTV from rightsholders in New Zealand and overseas including TVNZ, Sky Television, and MediaWorks (now Discovery). These rights holders,..Read More

Feb 2017

Provision of Equipment and Technical Training

Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting Limited (PCBL) engaged high calibre trainers Telemedia Services to design and deliver a training programme that could assist the broadcasters to optimise the use of their new equipment. Conducting training at the premises of the Pacific free-to-air..Read More

May 2017

2017 Inaugural Media Exchange Programme

Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting Limited (PCBL) hosted the inaugural Media Exchange Programme, held from 15 May to 16 June. Eight broadcasters from eight Pacific nations participated in the programme, undertaking a two-week placement at either TVNZ or MediaWorks. Those involved gained..Read More

2017 Vanuatu Pacific Mini Games
Dec 2017

2017 Vanuatu Pacific Mini Games

Van2017, the Organising Committee of the Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games, partnered with Pacific Cooperation Broadcasting Limited (PCBL) to ensure all Pacific nations could watch the games live and on recorded broadcast. The games were held in Port Vila, Vanuatu..Read More

Mar 2018

2018 Media Exchange Programme

Starting in March and running to June, 16 broadcasters from six Pacific nations travelled to New Zealand to undertake a 2-week internship at a New Zealand broadcaster. Training covered all areas of media operations – presentation suite, video editing, camera..Read More