Other coast radio stations


The Wellington control centre for ZLM Taupo Maritime Radio in 2006.

Photo: Tony Graham

Taupo Maritime Radio ZLM

Although its shortwave transmitters and antennas are located at Taupo in the central North Island, the station is operated from Wellington by Maritime New Zealand.

ZLM also monitors Marine VHF channel 16 via 30 remote stations around New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands.

The following stations were closed in the early 1990s

Awarua Radio ZLB c 1980

Photo: Tony Graham

Awarua Radio ZLB


The 2182 kHz radio telephone desk at ZLC Chatham Islands Radio, c1982.

Photo: Tony Graham

Chatham Islands Radio ZLC

Wellington Radio ZLW

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