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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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Tonga in New Zealand Pool for RLWC 2017

25 Jul 2016

Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea will host the Rugby League World Cup tournament, from October 27 to December 2, 2017.

The World Cup draw was announced last week with Tonga drawn to play New Zealand, Samoa and Scotland in Pool B. 

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Cook Islands' first female opposition leader

25 Jul 2016

The Cook Islands opposition has appointed Rose Brown to lead the coalition - the first female opposition leader in the country's history.

Thirty-nine-year-old Ms Brown, a Democratic Party MP, will lead the bloc after the former leader, One Cook Islands MP Teina Bishop, was convicted of corruption last week.

Ms Brown is a former member of the governing Cook Islands Party. She crossed the floor last month in an attempted motion of no confidence that was later ruled illegal.

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Pressure on Joseph Parker to win

22 Jul 2016

Unbeaten heavyweight Joseph Parker might not show it, but trainer Kevin Barry says his charge is under more pressure than at any other time in his professional boxing career.

Parker steps in the ring against former NRL star Solomon Haumono in Christchurch tonight, knowing a defeat will derail his shot at a world title.

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iTunes Chart Topper - Maimoatia - 'It's a way of thinking'

21 Jul 2016

A reo Māori song, urging people to speak the language regardless of their ability, has topped the New Zealand iTunes chart.

Featuring 12 singers, Maimoatia encourages everyone to speak te reo Māori despite their ability.

The waiata released last week knocked Justin Timberlake off the top of the download charts.

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Vanuatu village revelling in first access to internet

20 Jul 2016

The Vanuatu Lambubu community has used its first internet connection to access four-hundred gigabytes of data browsing Youtube videos and football results.

A pilot programme by the satellite operator Kacific and the Vanuatu government set up the service at Lambubu Primary School on Malekula Island earlier this month.

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Pacific needs more trained journalists

18 Jul 2016

Media educators and trainers have come together to form a new regional body to address the decreasing number of journalists and educators in the Pacific.

Members of the Media Educators Pacific group met today as part of theWorld Journalism Education Congress being hosted by Auckland's University of Technology.

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