Archived discussion papers
The report on the Citizen Band Radio Services – Report on Submissions to the December 2010 Consultation – September 2011 has been completed and a new Citizen Band radio General User Radio Licence has been gazetted.
The Ministry of Economic Development has released a discussion paper to facilitate industry consultation on the introduction of digital LMR technologies into the commercial land mobile bands located in the VHF and UHF parts of the radio spectrum.
EMC Code of Practice for the Supply, Installation and operation of Power Drives Systems (Variable Speed Drives Paper) – Consultation paper 14 December 2010
The Ministry has prepared a consultation paper that discusses proposals for a new EMC Code of Practice RSM COP 002 and invites submissions from interested parties on those proposals. The consultation paper and proposed Code of Practice are separate documents.
The Ministry has prepared a consultation paper that discusses proposals to amend the Radiocommunications Regulations (General User Radio Licence for Citizen Band Radio) Notice 2003 and its associated licensing rules, and invites submissions from interested parties on those proposals.
Information regarding the proposed auction of radio spectrum bands for new telecommunication services; including Wireless Local Loop (WLL), Local Multi-point Distribution Services (LMDS), plus additional cellular use in the 900 MHz band.
This document no longer reflects Ministry policy, and is on this site for historical interest only.
Archived Ministerial material covering the future of the FM Band within radio.
Procedure for Assessing the Potential Use of Radio Spectrum for the Promotion of Māori Language and Culture
The Ministry produced a draft paper setting out a procedure for assessing whether radio spectrum should be reserved for the promotion of Māori language and culture.
A report from the Ministers of Communications and Maori Affairs to the Cabinet Committee on Industry and Environment (CIE) on the adequacy of present arrangements for Maori radio.
Scoping study on the introduction of "Digital European cordless telephone" (DECT) technology into New Zealand.
Review of Radio Spectrum Fees [49 kB PDF] - Review of the fees current charged by Radio Spectrum Management under the Radiocommunications Regulations 2001" and resulting new draft fees schedule [20 kB PDF].
Digital Television [409 kB PDF] - December 2001
DP12 - 88-108 MHz Spectrum Allocation Policy [229 kB PDF] - December 1998
DP6 - Radio Apparatus Licence Fees (Superceded by DP15)
DP5 - Access To Spectrum Management Data - July 1995
DP4a - Analysis of Submissions [170 kB PDF] - March 1998
DP4 - Maritime and Aeronautical Licensing [56 kB PDF] - November 1995
DP3a - Summary of Submissions [103 kB PDF] - July 1995
DP2a - Summary of Submissions [79 kB PDF] - July 1995
DP2 - Spectrum 68 - 174 MHz [108 kB PDF] - June 1994
Proposed New Arrangements for Amateur Radio Licensing - April 2000
Radiocommunications Act Review - Preliminary Conclusions - October 1995 this document is available on request by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and quoting the worksite reference number - 776468.