• Our role and objectives

    Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) is a business unit within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

  • Contact us

    Contact the Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) team if you have feedback for us, or if you want to make a general enquiry or report non-compliance.

  • Our team

    There are 3 teams in Radio Spectrum Management — Policy and planning, Licensing, and Compliance.

  • Our legislation

    Radio spectrum usage in New Zealand is governed by two key pieces of legislation — the Radiocommunications Act 1989 and the Radiocommunications Regulations 2001.

  • Our work

    We're responsible for efficiently and effectively managing the radio spectrum, including policy advice and future planning, administration of the Register of Radio Frequencies (the RRF), licensing rules, compliance and enforcement of the Act, and radio frequency interference (RFI) investigation.

  • Publications

    Publications and guides produced by Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) including public information brochures (PIBs), advisories, annual reports, and the interference investigation and resolution guide.

  • News and updates

    Read all about the latest Radio Spectrum Management, Policy and Planning, Licensing and Compliance news.

  • Terms of Use

    What you need to know to access our services and operate an account with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

  • Forms

    Online forms relating to the Register of Radio Frequencies.

  • Transparency statement

    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) transparency statement describes the kind of information MBIE gathers.