List of radio stations in Auckland

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This is a list of radio stations in the Auckland Region of New Zealand.

FM stations[edit]

There are 27 FM radio broadcast stations in Auckland, broadcasting on 32 frequencies. MediaWorks Radio and NZME Radio are the largest FM broadcasting networks, with 9 stations on 13 frequencies and 7 stations respectively. Radio New Zealand and Chinese Voice each broadcast two FM stations, and a number of other organisations broadcast FM stations.

Most FM radio broadcast stations in Auckland are transmitted from the Sky Tower. In addition, MediaWorks Radio broadcast two stations from the Lochamber transmitter (located between Hatfields Beach and Waiwera), and three stations from the Moirs Hill transmitter (located between Puhoi and Warkworth). Two Chinese language stations are broadcast from Waiheke Island, with another broadcasting from Pukekohe. A solar powered community radio station exists on Great Barrier Island,[1] broadcasting from two locations (Port Fitzroy and Station Rock).[2]

Frequency[2] Name Format Owner Transmitter[2] Broadcasting on frequency since Previous stations on frequency
88.6 Mai FM[3] Urban contemporary MediaWorks Radio Sky Tower 1992
88.9 Times FM[4] MediaWorks Radio Moirs Hill
89.4 Newstalk ZB[5] Talk radio NZME Radio Sky Tower 10/2/1993 1983 - 1993 89 Stereo FM (also branded as Triple M/Auckland's Music Leader and The New 89FM and 89Rock, 89X)
90.2 The Rock[6] Active rock MediaWorks Radio Sky Tower 1999 1990 KeyWest 90.2FM
1991 - 1993 Fine Music Radio 90.2FM
1993 - 1994 Nuu FM
1994 - 1999 Radio Pacific
90.6 FM90.6 New Zealand Chinese Radio[7] Chinese radio Global CAMG Media Group Waiheke Island 1997
91.0 91ZM[8] Contemporary hit music NZME Radio Sky Tower 1997 1983 - 1993 Magic 91FM
1993 - 1997 The Breeze on 91
91.8 More FM Auckland[9] Adult contemporary MediaWorks Radio Sky Tower 1993 1985 - 1990 bFM
1990 Radio i FM92
1992 - 1993 Today 92FM
92.6 Radio New Zealand Concert[10] Classical Radio New Zealand Sky Tower 1986 1985 Harbourlights FM (short term)
92.9 RadioLive[11] Talk radio MediaWorks Radio Moirs Hill
93.4 The Breeze[12] Easy listening MediaWorks Radio Sky Tower 2006 1990 CBA Christian
1990 Easy 93FM
1991 - 1993 Oldies 93.4
1993 - 1997 Kool 93
1997 - 2006 Solid Gold
93.8 The Sound[13] Classic rock MediaWorks Radio Sky Tower 2006 1993 - 1994 KAFM (Waiheke)
2003 - 2005 Channel Z
2005 - 2006 Kiwi FM
94.2 The Edge[14] Pop music MediaWorks Radio Sky Tower 2003 1989 - 1990 Oasis 94.2FM
1994 - 1997 FM Country 94.2
1997 - 2003 Channel Z
95.0 bFM[15] Student radio Auckland University Students' Association Sky Tower 1990
95.8 Flava[16] Urban contemporary NZME Radio Sky Tower 2010 1994 - 1995 Q96
1995 - 1997 Mai FM
1997 - 2002 Counties Manukau Radio
2003 - 2009 Real Good Life
96.1 Decommissioned 1997 - 1999 9inety6dot1
1999 - 2001 The Beat
2001 - 2004 Cool Blue 96.1FM
2004 - 2010 Flava (moved to 95.8FM)
96.4 Aotea FM[1] Community radio Aotea Community Radio Trust Station Rock
96.6 George FM[17] House MediaWorks Radio Sky Tower 1998 1996 - 1998 Soul FM on 96.8
97.4 The Hits 97.4[18] Adult contemporary NZME Radio Sky Tower 1989
97.8 Times FM[4] MediaWorks Radio Lochamber
98.2 Mix 98.2[19] 80s and 90s hits NZME Radio Sky Tower 2014 1990 - 2012: Easy Listening i98FM, Viva (from 2005), Easy Mix (from 2007)
2012 - 2014: Radio Sport
99.0 Radio Hauraki[20] Modern alternative NZME Radio Sky Tower 1990
99.4 Chinese Radio FM 99.4[21] Chinese radio Chinese Voice Waiheke Island 2009
99.8 Life FM[22] Contemporary Christian music Rhema Media Sky Tower 1997 1990 Radio Manukau
1991 - 1993 FM Country 100
1993 - 1997 Today 99.8FM
100.2 RadioLive[11] Talk radio MediaWorks Radio Lochamber
100.6 RadioLive[11] Talk radio MediaWorks Radio Sky Tower 2005 George FM - 1998 - 2001
101.4 Radio New Zealand National[10] Radio New Zealand Sky Tower
102.2 Decommissioned 2006 - 2015 Kiwi FM
103.8 Niu FM[23] Pacific mix Pacific Media Network Sky Tower 2003
104.0 Aotea FM[1] Community radio Aotea Community Radio Trust Port Fitzroy
104.2 Chinese Radio FM 104.2[24] Chinese radio Chinese Voice Pukekohe Hill 2009
104.6 Planet FM[25] Public access radio Access Community Radio Auckland Sky Tower
104.9 The Rock[6] Active rock MediaWorks Radio Moirs Hill
105.4 Coast[26] Middle of the road NZME Radio Sky Tower 2004
106.2 Humm FM[27] Hindi radio 5 Tunz Communications Sky Tower 2011 2008 - 2010 Big 106.2

AM stations[edit]

There are 17 AM radio broadcast stations in Auckland, broadcasting on 15 frequencies. NZME Radio, Radio New Zealand, and Rhema Media each operate two stations (the latter two operators sharing a frequency for one of their stations). A number of community and private organisations operate AM radio stations.

Most AM radio broadcast stations in Auckland are transmitted from Henderson, New Zealand, where three transmitters are located to the north, south, and east of the Lincoln Road interchange with the Northwestern Motorway. Two stations broadcast from a transmitter in Mangere.[2]

Frequency Name Format Owner Transmitter[2] Broadcasting on frequency since Previous stations on frequency
531 Radio 531pi[28] Pacific Island radio Pacific Media Network Henderson (south) 1993
603 Radio Waatea 603AM[29] Māori radio and news
Bilingual Māori and English
UMA Broadcasting Ltd Henderson (south) 1999 1988 - 1994 Aotearoa Radio
1995 - 1998 Yes AM
702 Magic[30] Oldies MediaWorks Radio Henderson (north) 2015 1990 - 2005 Radio Pacific
2005 - 2015 RadioLive
756 Radio New Zealand National[10] Radio New Zealand Henderson (south) 1978 Previously on 760AM between 1923 and 1978
810 BBC World Service[31] Auckland Radio Trust Mangere 2005 Access Radio 810AM - 1987 - 2000
882 AM Network[10]
When Parliament is sitting
live coverage of NZ Parliament Radio New Zealand Henderson (south) 1999 1978 - 1986 Concert Radio (broadcasting on 880AM between 1948 and 1978)
882 Star[32]
When Parliament is not sitting
Christian radio Rhema Media Henderson (south) 1999 1978 - 1986 Concert Radio (broadcasting on 880AM between 1948 and 1978)
936 AM936 Chinese Radio[33] Chinese radio Chinese Voice Henderson (north) Counties Manukau Radio - 1997 - 2002
990 Apna 990AM[34] Indian radio Privately owned Mangere 2005 BBC World Service - 1995 - 1997
BBC Mandarin Service - 1997 - 2003
1080 Newstalk ZB[5] Talk radio NZME Radio Henderson (north) 1978 1978 - 1987 branded as 1ZB (1ZB was on 1070 between 1926 and 1978)
1987 - 1993 branded as Newstalk 1ZB
1179 Ake 1179[35] Ngāti Whātua music station Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Whātua Henderson (north) 2009 1996 - 2005 Ruia Mai
2005-2009 Voice of Samoa
1251 Rhema[36] Christian radio Rhema Media Henderson (east) 1989 1978 - 1987 1ZM or 1251ZM (broadcasting on 1250AM between 1973 and 1978)
1987 - 1989 Classic Hits 1251 (still using 1ZM Callsign)
1332 Radio Sport[37] Live sport and sports talk NZME Radio Henderson (south) 1998 1978 - 1997 Radio i1332 (previously on 1590AM and then 1330AM prior to 1978)
1997 - 1998 Sports Round Up
1386 Radio Tarana[38] Contemporary Indian radio Privately owned Henderson (east) 1996 BBC World Service 1991 - 1994
Radio Liberty 1995 - 1996
1476 TAB Trackside Radio[39] Sports radio New Zealand Racing Board Henderson (north) 2015 1978 - 1990 Radio Hauraki (previously on 1480AM between 1966 and 1978)
1990 - 1994 1476 Airport Radio
1994 - 1997 The Point
1997 - 2005 BBC World Service
2005 - 2007 Radio Pacific and Radio Trackside
2007 - 2015 LiveSport and Radio Trackside
1593 Radio Samoa[40] Samoan radio Samoa Multimedia Group Henderson (east) 1999 1979 - 1990 Radio Pacific
1991 - 1997 Reo Atu Motu
1997 - 1999 Southern Star

Internet stations[edit]

Low power FM stations[edit]

In New Zealand residents are allowed to broadcast licence free-of-charge at a maximum of 1 watt EIRP in the FM guardbands from 87.6 to 88.3 and from 106.7 to 107.7 MHz under a General User Radio License (GURL), which is issued by Radio Spectrum Management, a business unit of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Within a 25 km radius of a transmitter, there may be no more than one low power FM transmitter broadcasting substantially the same programme.[44] There are numerous low power FM radio stations in Auckland.

Frequency Name Format[45] Broadcast area[45] Broadcasting on frequency since
87.6 Matakana School Radio[46] Student radio Matakana
87.6 Radio Luke[45] Christian radio Manurewa
87.6 Splash FM[47] Pop music Waiheke Island
87.6 Waheguru Radio[45] Religious broadcasting Manukau
87.6 West Coast Radio WCR 87.6FM[48] Community radio West Auckland
87.6 X FM[45] Auckland CBD
87.7 African Voice FM[45] African Radio Mount Albert, Massey West and North Shore
87.7 Hindi Live News[45] Hindi radio Auckland CBD
87.7 NZ Mormon[45] Christian radio Wiri
87.7 Radio Masti FM[45] Hindi radio Papatoetoe
87.7 Tama-Ohi Radio[49] Tongan Christian radio Glen Innes, Pakuranga and Howick
87.8 Radio Austral[50] Spanish radio Māngere
87.8 HopeFM[45] Christian radio Pukekohe and Runciman South
87.8 Radio Mirchi FM[45] Hindi radio South Auckland
87.8 Radio SUR[51] Indian radio Mount Roskill
87.8 Seki A Samoa Radio[45] Samoan radio Otahuhu
87.8 Wave of the Pacific 87.8[45] Tongan radio Otahuhu, Māngere and Papatoetoe
87.9 3ABN - Radio Waitac 87.9FM[45] Christian radio Massey West, Te Atatu and Henderson
87.9 The Flat[52] Electronic[citation needed] North Shore 2010
88.0 HCR-FM[45] Easy listening Whangaparaoa Peninsula and Hibiscus Coast
88.0 Make Disciples[45] Christian radio Māngere, Papatoetoe, Onehunga and Otahuhu
88.0 The Flat[52] Electronic[citation needed] West Auckland 2010
88.0 Radio Spice[53] Punjabi radio Papatoetoe
88.0 WPRT Radio[54] Mix of music and talk radio Mount Eden
88.1 Howick Village Radio 88.1fm[55] Freeform East Auckland 2008
88.1 Springs FM[45]/Echo FM[citation needed] Western Springs
88.1 Static 88.1fm[56] Student radio Auckland CBD
88.1 The X[45] Pop music East Auckland
88.2 Pirate FM[45] Hard rock West Auckland
88.2 The FleaFM[57] Community radio Devonport 1999
88.3 Kool FM[58] Student radio Auckland CBD
88.3 Mountainside FM[59] Community radio East Auckland 2005
88.3 Radio Manurewa [60] Socialist radio Manurewa
88.3 transmissionfm [61] Arts radio Kingsland
88.3 Waiheke Radio[62] Freeform community radio Ostend and Onetangi 2008
106.7 Calvary Radio[63] Christian Radio Glenfield
106.7 Hotmix106[45] Auckland CBD
106.7 Jack FM[45] Student radio Auckland CBD
106.7 Memories FM[45] Hillpark and Manurewa
106.7 Metal FM[45] Heavy metal music Penrose, New Zealand and Papatoetoe
106.7 MoshBox Radio[45] Electronic music Howick
106.7 Reef Radio[45] Old-time radio Point Chevalier
106.7 SJAC 106.7fm[64] Christian radio Mangere Bridge, Onehunga, Hillsborough and Penrose
106.7 SNAP Radio[45] Community radio Newmarket
106.7 Southern Breeze[45] Country music South Auckland
106.8 Holiday FM[65] Oldies Orewa and Parakai
106.8 K FM[45] Howick
106.8 M.A.D. FM[66] Community radio Hobsonville
106.8 Radio 24 Henderson 106.8[67] Oldies Henderson
106.8 XlinkFM[45]/MashFM[citation needed] Electronic music Auckland CBD
106.9 Kfm 106.9[68] Urban contemporary Auckland CBD and Manukau City
107.0 BayFM[45] Community radio Bayswater, Devonport, Belmont and Hauraki
107.0 Islam Radio[45] Religious broadcasting Auckland CBD
107.0 Radio Virsa NZ[69] Religious broadcasting Papatoetoe, Otahuhu, Māngere and Manukau
107.1 1 Time FM[45] Urban contemporary Onehunga, One Tree Hill, Penrose and Royal Oak
107.1 Blue Q FM[45] Auckland CBD
107.1 Botany Radio 107.1FM[70] Community radio East Auckland
107.1 GOfm[45] Variety Titirangi 2004
107.1 HopeFM[45] Christian radio East Auckland
107.1 MysteryFM[45] Freeform Birkenhead
107.1 The FleaFM[57] Community radio Takapuna
107.3 Base FM[71] Freeform Urban contemporary Ponsonby and Grey Lynn
107.3 Calvary Radio[63] Christian Radio Manurewa
107.3 Mountainside FM[59] Community radio East Auckland 2005
107.3 Radio Kowhai[72] Student radio Manurewa
107.4 MDU[45] Manukau and Papatoetoe
107.4 Waiheke Radio[62] Freeform community radio Oneroa and Blackpool 2008
107.5 CNX Global Radio[45] Electronic dance music
107.5 Kilisitala 'O E 'Otu Felenite[45] Tongan radio
107.5 Le'o 'oe Huelo Koula[45] Tongan Christian radio Glenfield
107.5 Le'o 'oe Tapuaki[45] Tongan Christian radio Otahuhu
107.5 Radio 2000[45] Easy listening Glendene
107.5 TLC Radio West Auckland[73] Country music West Auckland
107.5 UP FM[74] Full spectrum dance music 2002
107.5 Water of Life[45] Christian radio Manukau City
107.6 The Village FM[45] Mairangi Bay
107.7 BLENZ[45] Variety Stillwater
107.7 Nostalgia FM[75] Oldies Glen Eden and Oratia
107.7 Power FM[45] Urban contemporary Avondale
107.7 Radio Ponsonby[45] Community radio Ponsonby
107.7 Radio Rocks Auckland[45]
107.7 Spicy Mirchi FM[45] Indian community radio Otahuhu, Papatoetoe and Māngere
107.7 Splat FM[76] Student radio Whangaparaoa Peninsula
107.7 TLC Radio Otahuhu[73] Country music Otahuhu
107.7 Valdus Radio[45] Rock music Howick

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