Auckland Radio 1920-1929

1923: The wireless station was relocated to a room on the first floor of the CPO, adjoining the Telegraph Office.

GH Robins became manager during the 1920s (date unknown).


On the evening of 10 June, Auckland Radio received a message from the steamer Manaia, after the ship ran aground on Slipper Island off the Coromandel Peninsula. Auckland radio was able to divert the steam Ngapuhi to go to the aid of Manaia. All aboard were rescued.

1927: Auckland Radio VLD changed to ZLD as part of a new international agreement on callsign allocation.

1930 – 1939