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Call for Expressions of Interest in commercial AM and FM sound broadcasting licences

RSM invites interested parties to apply for licences for commercial AM and FM sound broadcasting. This follows a Ministerial directive after Auction 13. To apply for licences, you need to use an Approved Radio Engineer.

We will notify interested parties of the licences applied for. Notification will be via our website and the RSM Business Update newsletter.

Applications have been received for the following FM sound broadcasting spectrum licences:

Transmit Location Frequency
Licence ID Reserve Price
(including GST)
Mt Egmont
(New Plymouth District)
105.2 232406(external link) $60,669
Ramparts Road
(Southland District)
98.4 233013(external link) $2,492
Milford Sound Downer Communications Hut
(Southland District)
104.0 233014(external link) $1,150
21 Seaview Rd Piha
(Auckland district)
105.8 233071(external link) $1,150

Radio Spectrum Management is seeking expressions of interest in these commercial FM licences, closing 5pm on 1 November 2021.

Following this, a decision will be made to determine if the licences can be allocated by direct sale or by a competitive allocation process.