Broadcasting Corporation of Niue

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The Broadcasting Corporation of Niue (BCN), also known as the Niue Broadcasting Corporation, is a government-owned[1] broadcasting corporation in Niue, which operates Television Niue and Radio Sunshine, the country's only television and radio channels. It is based in Alofi.[1] Its general manager and chief editor is Patrick Lino.[2][3] Following the 2011 general election, a specific Cabinet ministry for the corporation was set up. The current minister responsible for the BCN is Joan Viliamu (who is also Minister for Health and for Community Affairs).[4]

Television Niue is broadcast in the evenings only, from 18:00 to 23:00, in Niuean and in English. It does not broadcast on Sundays. Most of its programmes are supplied by Television New Zealand.[5][6][7]

Radio Sunshine broadcasts in English and Niuean,[1] over 594 kHz AM and 91 MHz FM, from 06:00 to 21:30.[7]

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