• Radio licensing

    Some uses of the radio spectrum are exempt from individual licensing and licence fees.

  • Spectrum licensing and management rights

    The Radiocommunications Act 1989 provides for the creation of tradable, fixed-term rights over parts of the radio spectrum. These are known as management rights.

  • General user licences

    Some uses of the radio spectrum are exempt from individual licensing and licence fees.

  • Public policy spectrum reservations

    The Crown reserves some spectrum frequencies to meet public policy objectives.

  • Our role in the international community

    New Zealand is part of an international community working on radio spectrum matters. We work alongside other countries to ensure we manage New Zealand's radio spectrum in an efficient and effective way.

  • Our history

    A brief summary of radiocommunication regulations in New Zealand.