How To Listen

Radio New Zealand International broadcasts at the following frequencies and times to different parts of the Pacific Region.

Expect schedule changes from time to time to take account of propagation to our target audience.

NB: Every month on the first and third Wednesday it is Maintenance day at our transmitter site from 2230 - 0600 UTC. ( Thursdays 1030 - 1800 NZST) During this period there may be interruptions to our programmes.

27 Mar 2016 - 29 Oct 2016

UTCkHzTargetDays
04:59 - 06:58 11725 AM Pacific Schedule Updated 16/05/2016
06:59 - 07:58 9890 DRM Tonga Mon - Fri
06:59 - 10:58 9700 AM Pacific Daily
10:59 - 12:58 9700 AM PNG Daily
12:59 - 16:50 6170 AM Pacific Daily
16:51 - 18:58 7330 AM Pacific Sat
16:51 - 18:50 7330 AM 5975 DRM Cook Islands, Tonga, Samoa Sun - Fri
18:50 - 19:50 9700 AM 9760 DRM Cook Islands, Tonga, Samoa Sun - Thu
19:51 - 20:50 11725 AM 11690 DRM Pacific Sun - Fri
20:51 - 04:58 15720 AM Pacific Daily

Bougainville/Papua New Guinea and Timor Transmission 1100 -1300 UTC

From 1100 -1300 UTC our programme is directed to the North Western Pacific and Asia.

Satellite

RNZI is available on Satellite, courtesy of TVNZ Pacific Service.

The coverage area extends from Singapore, and eastward to the Cook Islands, which includes Fiji, Tonga, Niue and Samoa.

  • IS19/23 C Slot A
  • DL 4146.5 V
  • FEC 3/4
  • SR 5.6320

How to Listen

Shortwave frequencies
List of radio frequencies around the Pacific

RNZI programmes
List of Radio New Zealand International programmes available to listen online

RNZI podcasts
Links to podcast feeds for Radio New Zealand International programmes

World Radio Network
Timetable of international broadcasts through the World Radio Network

Rebroadcasters
List of radio stations across the Pacific region that broadcast RNZI programmes

QSL
Send us a shortwave reception report

About our transmitters
Technical information about our broadcast equipment