List of radio stations in Auckland

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

Frequency[1] Station[2] Location[3] Format[4] Airdate[5]
87.6 FM West Coast Radio
87.9 FM Boosh FM Electronic music
87.9 FM The Flat Electronic music 2011
88.0 FM Fleet FM 2003
88.1 FM Howick Village Radio Freeform 2008
88.1 FM Closed in 2008: Retro Hit Radio 1980s and 1990s 2004
88.1 FM Static 88.1FM AUT student radio
88.2 FM Radio Samoa 1998
88.2 FM The Flea 88.2 1999
88.3 FM Waiheke Radio Freeform radio 2008
88.6 FM Mai FM Sky Tower, CBD Urban contemporary 1992
89.4 FM Newstalk ZB Sky Tower, CBD Talk radio 1993
89.4 FM Closed in 1993: Triple M, 89Rock, 89 Stereo FM Rock music 1983
89.9 FM Times FM Orewa, Rodney Popular music
90.2 FM The Rock Sky Tower, CBD Active rock 1999
90.2 FM Closed in 1999: Radio Pacific, Nuu FM, Fine Music, KeyWest Sky Tower, CBD 1990
90.6 FM Radio Chinese Chinese radio 1997
91.0 FM 91ZM: The Breeze on 91, Magic 91FM Sky Tower, CBD Contemporary hits 1983
91.8 FM More FM Auckland Sky Tower, CBD Adult contemporary 1993
91.8 FM Closed in 1993: Today 92FM, Radio i FM92, bFM 1985
92.6 FM Radio New Zealand Concert Sky Tower, CBD Classical 1986
93.4 FM The Breeze: Solid Gold, Kool 93, Oldies 93.4, Easy 93FM Sky Tower, CBD Easy listening 1990
93.8 FM The Sound Sky Tower, CBD Classic rock 2006
93.8 FM Closed in 2006: Kiwi FM, Channel Z Sky Tower, CBD Classic rock 2003
93.8 FM Closed in 1994: KAFM Waiheke Waiheke Island 1993
94.2 FM The Edge Sky Tower, CBD Pop music 2003
94.2 FM Closed in 2003: Channel Z, Country FM, Oasis 94.2FM Sky Tower, CBD 1989
95.0 FM bFM Sky Tower, CBD Student radio 1990
95.4 FM Closed in 2004: Mai FM's Red FM Sky Tower, CBD Māori radio 2001
95.8 FM Flava Sky Tower, CBD Urban contemporary 2010
95.8 FM Closed in 2010: Real Good Life, Counties Manukau Radio, Mai FM, Q96 1994
96.1 FM Decommissioned in 2010: Flava, Cool Blue 96.1FM, The Beat, 9inety6dot1 1997
96.6 FM George FM: Soul FM Sky Tower, CBD 1996
97.4 FM The Hits 97.4, Classic Hits 97FM Sky Tower, CBD Adult contemporary 1989
97.8 FM Times FM Orewa, Rodney Popular music
98.2 FM Mix 98.2: Easy Mix, Viva, Easy Listening i98 Sky Tower, CBD 1990
98.2 FM Closed in 2014: Radio Sport Sky Tower, CBD 2012
99.0 FM Radio Hauraki Sky Tower, CBD 1990
99.4 FM Real Good Life Chinese radio 2009
99.8 FM Life FM Sky Tower, CBD Contemporary Christian music 1997
99.8 FM Closed in 1997: Radio Manukau, Country FM, Today 99.8FM Sky Tower, CBD Various 1990
100.6 FM Radio Live Sky Tower, CBD Talk radio 2005
100.6 FM Closed in 2001: George FM Dance 1998
101.4 FM Radio New Zealand National Sky Tower, CBD
102.2 FM Kiwi Sky Tower, CBD New Zealand music 2006
103.8 FM Niu FM Sky Tower, CBD Pacific 2003
104.2 New Supremo Chinese radio 2009
104.6 FM Planet FM Sky Tower, CBD Public access radio
105.4 FM Coast Sky Tower, CBD Middle road 2004
106.2 FM Humm FM Hindi radio 2011
106.2 FM Closed in 2010: Big 106.2 Hindi radio 2008
106.9 FM K FM Radio
107.1 FM GOfm 107dot1 Variety 2004
107.1 FM Botany Radio
107.1 FM Base FM Ponsonby Electronic music 2008
107.4 FM Waiheke Radio Waiheke Island Freeform 2008
107.4 FM BLENZ FM Stillwater
107.5 FM UP FM Dance music 2002
107.7 FM Closed in 2010: Trend FM Hinglish 2007
107.7 FM Closed in 2007: Twisted Radio[6] Electronic music 2004
531 AM Radio 531PI Manukau Pacific radio 1993
603 AM Radio Waatea: Yes AM, Aotearoa Radio Henderson Māori bilingual radio 1988
702 AM Radio Live: Radio Pacific Henderson Talk radio 1990
756 AM Radio New Zealand National Henderson Public radio 1923
810 AM BBC World Service Trust: Access Radio 810AM Henderson Public radio 2000
882 AM Southern Star/AM Network Henderson Christian radio/Parliament 1999
882 AM Closed in 1986: Concert Radio Henderson Classical music 1948
936 AM New Supremo, Counties Manukau Radio Henderson Chinese radio 1997
990 AM Apna 990AM Henderson Indian radio 2005
990 AM Closed in 2003: BBC Mandarin Service: BBC World Service Henderson Public radio 1995
1080 AM Newstalk ZB Henderson Talk radio 1926
1179 AM Radio Ake Henderson Ngāti Whātua iwi station 2009
1179 AM Closed in 2009: Voice of Samoa, Ruia Mai Henderson Pacific, Māori 1996
1251 AM Radio Rhema Henderson Christian radio 1989
1251 AM Closed in 1989: Classic Hits 1251 1ZM, 1ZM Henderson Adult contemporary 1978
1332 AM Radio Sport: Sports Roundup Henderson Sports radio 1997
1332 AM Closed in 1997: Radio i1332 Henderson Easy listening 1978
1386 AM Radio Tarana Henderson Indian radio 1996
1386 AM Closed in 1994: Radio Liberty, BBC World Service Henderson Public radio 1991
1476 AM LiveSport/Radio Trackside: Radio Pacific/Radio Trackside Henderson Sports talk 2007
1476 AM Closed in 2005: BBC World Service, The Point, 1476 Airport Radio, Radio Hauraki Henderson Public radio 1978
1593 AM Radio Samoa Eden Park Samoan radio 1999
1593 AM Closed in 1999: Southern Star, Reo Atu Motu, Radio Pacific Henderson Christian contemporary 1979

Internet stations[edit]

  • ZFM, All Hits, No Misses! - Top 40/CHR station launched 5 January 2014, featuring presenters from New Zealand and Australia.[7]

Low power stations[edit]

  • Echo Fm is a multi-genre station set up in early 2006 as 'Springs FM' but has since changed its name. It reaches Western Springs, Grey Lynn, Ponsonby, Newmarket, Point Chevalier and Mt Albert. It broadcasts on 88.1 from Western Springs.
  • "The Spirit" 88.1 fm, Waitakere City. The Spirit is an easy listening Christian alternative, the emphasis is on great music and a great Jesus. Program is 95% music with short 90sec programmes on creation, scripture, music and life and a half hour drama each Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. Sundays are all-day praise and worship. The Spirit fm has been running since 2004
  • Static FM 88.1, Central Auckland. Run by Bachelor of Communication Studies students majoring in Radio at the Auckland University of Technology, commonly known as AUT.
  • MashFM 106.8,(RDS) Auckland City. (Was XlinkFM).
  • Base FM 107.3 (with RDS) from Ponsonby Rd (George FM building) 37°51′21″S 174°44′48″E / 37.85583°S 174.74667°E / -37.85583; 174.74667

Community Radio, Browns Bay, broadcasting from 689 East Coast Road; hobby station, music programme, with announcements and a few ads on the hour.

  • Boosh FM 87.7 Auckland CBD from the old Twisted studio on K rd.
  • Radio Chomsky 107.1 broadcasting from Great North Road. Radio Chomsky was one of the first LPFM broadcasters.
  • Twisted on 88.3fm, broadcasting from Fruitvale, West Auckland, and internationally on Ustream. Twisted has been on air, online and ad free for seven years, and is now run by Twisted DJs after a takeover in 2009. With music, comedy, science, tech & green news, the g33k show, and skeptical Sundays for atheists.
  • BirkenHead FM 107.1 broadcasting from Birkenhead high point shopping centre. Has been causing concern to other lpfm operators since mid October in regards to its questionable transmission power, and lack of communication by the owner.
  • The Flea 88.2 on 88.2 (with RDS) broadcasting with 0.3 watts from North Head, Devonport, widely heard because of superior aerial location. The Flea also streams live via The Flea website.
  • The Flat FM on 87.9 from Birkenhead on the North Shore. Also broadcasts via internet stream. Not your basic top 40 station- The Flat strives to cover what other radio stations don't.
  • Fleet FM on 88.3 from upper Symonds Street (with RDS). 36°51′51″S 174°45′39″E / 36.86417°S 174.76083°E / -36.86417; 174.76083 Also broadcasts in Wellington City via internet stream.
  • KFM 106.9fm on Karangahape Road. [notes 1] Also repeats on 106.9fm from Redoubt Road, Manukau City via internet stream.
  • UP FM on 107.5 from upper Symonds Street [notes 2] also 107.5 from Mount Hobson's southern face.
  • TLC Radio in Otahuhu 107.7, Waitakere 107.5 (by call sign WCCR), Huntly 107.1, Stratford 107.7 and Napier 107.1, Wellington 88.4
  • Mountainside FM on 88.3fm and 107.3fm in Panmure.
  • Kool FM on 106.7 in Queen Street. One of two stations used by New Zealand Radio Training School students.
  • Spider FM on 107.5fm in Avondale. Named after the famed Avondale Spider.
  • GOfm 107dot1 on 107.1FM in Titirangi. Broadcasts from the historic Lopdell House. Operated on a not for profit basis by the Titirangi Community Radio Trust for the benefit of the local community. On-air since August 2004.
  • Botany Radio, 107.1fm in Botany On air now!
  • Howick Village Radio 88.1fm & 107.7fm in Howick The official Howick radio station. 36°53′39″S 174°55′52″E / 36.89417°S 174.93111°E / -36.89417; 174.93111
  • Bay Classics on 88.2fm in Browns Bay.
  • Blockhouse Bay Radio 88.3 (since may07, was 107.7 til then) speeches and talks, music from 6pm to 9pm.
  • Hope City FM (a.k.a. Hope City Radio) 87.8fm broadcasting a mix of new and old Christian music from Maioro Street in Avondale to New Windsor, Blockhouse Bay, Sandringham and Mount Roskill. Run by Counties Radio's Patrick Casey who also presents The Saturday Bonanza. Also broadcasts That Faithful Feeling each Friday with Britain's Steve Goble.
  • College FM 107.6fm, Pakuranga. Run by students at Pakuranga College.
  • Calvary Chapel Radio on 106.7fm in Glenfield, and Hillpark, Manurewa (Orams Road). Calvary Chapel Radio is available on the Sky Radio platform.
  • 3ABN on 107.3fm from Halberg Street, Papakura. Simulcasting the Three Angels Broadcasting Network from the [http://space.skyrocket.de/doc_sdat/optus-b.htm Optus B3 satellite.
  • Radio Austral on 107.3fm from Mangere East. NZ's only 24/7 Spanish broadcaster.
  • Free FM on 88.2fm, Orewa. Best of the old, best of the new, Rock Hits.
  • Piha Radio broadcasting to Piha on 87.7FM.
  • Nostalgia Radio 107.7fm, West Auckland. Music from the 1930s to the 1960s. Run by Newstalk ZB's Jim Sutton
  • Franklin FM on 107.0fm, Pukekohe
  • 107WATFM on 107.3fm. Manukau City. Broadcasting as part of a Certificate in Radio at MSL Training Ltd, students are on air from 9am-3pm daily.
  • SJAC on 106.7fm, Mangere Bridge. Christian music and community notices from St James Church, Mangere.
  • Rhythm FM on 88.3fm. Broadcasts from Randwick Park School, Manurewa. Broadcasting since August 2006.
  • unknown on 107.7fm. Ethnic format near Wattle Downs, Manurewa. Limited range toward Clendon shopping centre.
  • Memories FM on 106.7fm. The music of yesterday and more broadcasting from Hillpark toward Manurewa and suburbs.
  • Beacon FM on 107.1fm in Papatoetoe and 88.1fm St Heliers. Christian Country & Religious broadcasts.
  • Radio Kowhai 107.3 FM Finnlayson Park School Manurewa. In English, Maori and Samoan. School community radio.
  • Trend FM 107.7fm in West Auckland (Mt. Roskill, Lynnfield, Avondale, New Lynn, Green Bay, New Windsor & Kelston).
  • Radio Manurewa 88.3fm in Manurewa (political talks) on air since 1. December 2007. 37°1′35″S 174°53′22″E / 37.02639°S 174.88944°E / -37.02639; 174.88944
  • Pirate FM 88.1 West Auckland's only rock station, Glendene
  • Waiheke Radio 88.3 and 107.4, Waiheke Island.
  • Splash FM 88.1 Onetangi Waiheke Island.
  • West Coast Radio WCR 87.6 FM in West Auckland, plays most genres of music with News, Sport and Weather on the hour, Headlines and Weather on the half hour. Local and Council information/ad breaks every hour, broadcasting from the Elevation Cafe, Waiatarua.
  • Peak FM 88.3 in West Auckland, plays a lot of Dub Step with short add breaks every hour. Broadcasting from Waitacks as of 18th Dec 2011. Tune in for the best bass out west. No longer broadcasting as of 23 May 2012
  • unknown on 87.8 in Glen Eden 36°55′19″S 174°39′13″E / 36.92194°S 174.65361°E / -36.92194; 174.65361 as of 25th Oct 2010 emitting a carrier frequency only.
  • 3ABN http://www.3abnaustralia.org.au - Radio Waitac 87.9 FM - Auckland, Massey West, Te Atatu South, Te Atatu Peninsula, Henderson.This station retransmits the Optus D2 satellite signal. Religious Programming only. Transmitting since 27/10/2010. 70 Don Buck Road Massey. No Local Content.
  • Tourist FM on 88.2 broadcasting from Auckland central.
  • BLENZ Community Radio 107.7 Stillwater's Community Radio Station, plays most genres with live DJ broadcasts on weekends, AutoDJ during the week. Tech Talk Radio and Marine News and Weather. Broadcasting since March 2011.
  • Radio SUR 87.8 36°54′46″S 174°43′40″E / 36.91278°S 174.72778°E / -36.91278; 174.72778 Has been causing a lot of problems for other broadcasters due to their over modulated signal and highly questionable transmission power.
  • Unknown Techno Station 87.9 [notes 3] Broadcasting from 74A Bradbury Road, Botany Downs.
  • Unknown Indian Station 87.6 [notes 4] Broadcasting from 288 Point View Drive, Dannemora.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Database of radio". FMLIST. "MWLIST radio database". MWLIST. 
  2. ^ "Radio Heritage". Radio Heritage Foundation. 
  3. ^ "Local Radio Broadcast Stations". Radio Station World. 
  4. ^ "Local Radio Broadcast Stations". Radio Station World. 
  5. ^ "Welcome to The Radio Vault". The Radio Vault. 
  6. ^ Twisted Generation Celebrates
  7. ^ ZFM

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