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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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French legislature resets tighter nuclear compensation law

04 Jun 2020

The French legislature has again tightened the law for those seeking compensation for ill health because of the nuclear weapons tests in French Polynesia.

The new law reintroduces the need for every claimant to prove a minimum exposure to radiation for a compensation claim to be accepted.

It was approved by a joint commission of the National Assembly and the Senate which met after last week's rejection of the text in the Senate.

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Top polling Hipa wants to be Niue Premier

03 Jun 2020

New Niue MP-elect, Richard Hipa, has confirmed his intention to put his name forward for the country's Premiership and says the weekend's election results indicate people want change.

Mr Hipa told BCN he was grateful to the people of Niue after he gained the highest number of votes with 440.

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Fiji's NFP confident they can fill role of Opposition without SODELPA

02 Jun 2020

The leader of Fiji's National Federation Party says he's confident the NFP will do well to fill in the role of Opposition in Parliament following the suspension of SODELPA last week.

Supervisor of Elections and Registrar of Political Parties, Mohammed Saneem, suspended the main opposition party for 60 days for breaching political rules and the Constitution.

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PNG to look at Covid-19 measures beyond State of Emergency

02 Jun 2020

A bill is expected to be tabled in Papua New Guinea's Parliament this week on measures to be taken once the State of Emergency comes to an end as scheduled today.

Prime Minister James Marape said the government had been advised by technical and health experts to extend the Covid-19 national emergency but it was considering other options.

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Pacific Media Network's 531pi radio show to expand reach to Pacific region

29 May 2020

 

​Pacific Media Network’s 531pi radio show will now be accessible to listeners in the Pacific region.

Pasifika TV will rebroadcast the radio platform to the nations in the Pacific.

Interim Chief Executive of PMN, Sara-Jane Elika, says it is a very exciting time for the organisation.

“Over the last year, our talanoa with Pasifika TV has focused on expanding the reach of our content given our close links with the Pacific region.

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NZ-based 531pi to be broadcast to Pacific

28 May 2020

Pacific Media Network has announced its 531pi radio station will now be available to broadcasters across the region.

PMN Interim CEO, Sara-Jane Elika, says over the past year, their discussions with Pasifika TV have focused on expanding their content reach.

"The first opportunity came through the Pacific Divas National Identity showcase and now we look to a phased approach with our Breakfast shows being the first of many audio feeds to come," Sara-Jane Elika said.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

What is Pacific Brothers about?  A rugby show that enables fans to experience rugby issues through a Pacifc lens... hosted by Oscar Kightley

 

A 45 minute rugby podcast hosted by rugby journalists Alice Soper and Hamish Bidwell and  All Black great Frank Bunce.