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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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Pacific Success at CWG2018

17 Apr 2018

The Commonwealth Games have concluded with the Pacific recording their best medal haul in 16 years.

Weightlifting led the way with 11 medals while boxing, lawn bowls, athletics, rugby sevens and beach volleyball combined for another seven.

The Pacific won 18 medals on the Gold Coast, their best return since winning 21 at the 2002 Games in Manchester.

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Vanuatu claim beach volley bronze

13 Apr 2018

Vanuatu is celebrating a second Commonwealth Games medal after their women's beach volleyball team beat Cyprus in the playoff for bronze.

Miller Pata and Linline Matauatu were in complete control at Coolangatta Beach, winning in straight sets 21-14 21-10.

After playing together on the Beach Volleyball World Tour, in the Pacific Games and at World Championships, Linline Matauatu said they didn't feel any added pressure with a medal on the line.

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Bronze for the Cook Islands Lawn Bowls Men's Pair

09 Apr 2018

Cook Islands lawn bowls pair have won the country's first ever Commonwealth Games medal.

The duo of Taiki Paniani and New Zealand born Aidan Zittersteijn beat Malta 17-11 in the bronze medal match in the men's pair's bronze medal match.

SOURCE:  TVNZ ONE NEWS - SPORT

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PNG's Steven Kari wins record-breaking gold medal

09 Apr 2018

Steven Kari has won the Pacific's first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games with a record-breaking lift on the Gold Coast.

Defending the men's 94kg weightlifting title he won in Glasgow, the Papua New Guinean trailed Canada's Boady Santavy by 14kgs after the snatch.

But he responded in stunning fashion to lift 216kg in the clean and jerk, shattering the Commonwealth record by six kilograms and the Games record by 11 in a dramatic finish at Carrara Sports Arena.

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Samoa Snare Silver in Weightlifting

08 Apr 2018

Samoa have won their first medal of the Commonwealth Games after weightlifter Don Opeloge secured silver in the men's 85kg division.

The 18 year-old lifted a personal best 151kg in the snatch but missed his final two attempts at 188kg and 191kg in the clean and jerk.

He finished with a total of 331kg at the Carrara Sports Arena, seven kilograms behind Venkat Rahul Ragala from India, who also beat him to gold at last year's Commonwealth Championships.

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Solomon Islands Wins Bronze Commonwealth Games medal.

07 Apr 2018

Solomon Islands won their first ever Commonwealth Games medal on a historic night on the Gold Coast.

Weightlifter Jenly Wini lifted 189kg to secure bronze in the women's 58kg division.

The 34 year-old is competing in her third Commonwealth Games and said to finally make it onto the podium means a lot.

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