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How to listen in New Zealand and the South-West Pacific

There are now no BBC short-wave transmissions for New Zealand or the Pacific Islands. However, there are several other ways to listen:

NEW ZEALAND

Local Stations

In Auckland, the BBC World service is transmitted 24 hours a day on 810 AM (from Friday 1 April), in Matakohe on 107.3 FM, and in Coromandel Pacific Coast on 107 FM.

Radio New Zealand's National Radio broadcasts BBC feature programmes in the evenings and at weekends. Schedules and frequencies can be found at on the website

New Zealand Community Radio broadcasts individual BBC programmes (*) or continuously overnight (**) on the following frequencies:
Bream Bay (Jukebox Radio) 99.1 FM**
Canterbury Plains (Plains FM) 96.9 FM**
Dunedin (Hills AM) 1575 AM*
Hamilton (Radio Hamilton) 1206 AM*
Kapiti Coast (Beach FM) 93.5 FM**
Nelson (Fresh FM) 88.4, 95.4 & 99.4*
Manawatu & Horowhenua (Access Triplenine AM) 999 AM**


PACIFIC ISLANDS

Local stations

BBC World Service is transmitted 24 hours a day on the following frequencies:
Fiji – Suva & Nadi: 88.2 FM
Kiribati – Bairiki: 95 FM, Tarawa: 100 FM
Micronesia - Pohnpei: 101.1 FM
Papua New Guinea – Port Moresby: 107.6 FM
Solomon Islands – Honiaria: 105.6 FM
Vanuatu – Port Vila & Liganville: 99 FM

A selection of BBC WS programmes are also broadcast at regular times in:
Solomon Islands – Honiaria: 1035 AM (Radio Happy Isles)
Tonga – Nuku'alofa: 90 FM & 1017 AM (Radio Tonga)
Tuvalu – Funafuti: 101 FM & 6215 AM (Radio Tuvalu)

Schedules
Daily and weekly schedules, showing both GMT and local time, can be found via our schedules page

Contact
For further information about listening in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands:
Michelle Rowland, BBC World Service, 50 Berry Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060
Tel: +61 (0)2 6260 3001; Fax: +61 (0)2 9957 6448
- or by email

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