How To Listen

RNZ Pacific (RNZI) broadcasts at the following frequencies and times to different parts of the Pacific Region.

Expect schedule changes from time to time to take account of propagation to our target audience.

NB: Every month on the first Wednesday is Maintenance day at our transmitter site from 2230 - 0600 UTC. ( Thursdays 1030 - 1800 NZST) During this period there may be interruptions to our programmes.

31 Mar 2019 - 27 Oct 2019

UTCkHzTargetDays
00:00 - 04:58 13840 Pacific Daily
04:59 - 05:58 9700 Pacific Daily
05:59 - 09:58 5945 Pacific Daily
05:59 - 12:58 5945 Pacific Sat-Sun
09:59 - 12:58 5945 Solomon Islands, PNG Mon-Fri
12:59 - 16:50 6170 Pacific Sun - Fri
12:59 - 19:58 6170 Pacific Sat
16:51 - 18:35 6115 DRM Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands Sun-Fri
18:36 - 18:50 7285 DRM Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands Sun-Fri
18:51 - 19:58 9760 DRM Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands Sun-Fri
19:59 - 21:58 11725 Pacific Daily
21:59 - 00:00 13840 Pacific Daily

27 Oct 2019 - 28 Mar 2020

UTCkHzTargetDays
00:00 - 05:58 15720 Pacific Daily
05:59 - 07:58 11725 Pacific Daily
07:59 - 10:58 9765 Pacific Daily
10:59 - 12:58 9700 Solomon Isl , PNG Daily
12:59 - 19:58 6115 Pacific Sat
12:59 - 16:50 6115 Pacific Sun - Fri
16:51 - 17:50 5975 DRM Tonga Niue Samoa Cook Islands Sun - Fri
17:51 - 18:50 7330 DRM Tonga Niue Samoa Cook Islands Sun - Fri
18:51 - 19:58 9780 DRM Tonga Niue Samoa Cook Islands Sun - Fri
19:59 - 20:58 11725 Pacific Daily
20:59 - 22:58 13840 Pacific Daily
22:59 - 23:58 15720 Pacific Daily

Satellite

RNZI is available on Satellite, courtesy of TVNZ Pacific Service.

The coverage area extends from Singapore, and eastward to the Cook Islands, which includes Fiji, Tonga, Niue and Samoa.

  • IS19/23 C Slot A
  • DL 4146.5 V
  • FEC 3/4
  • SR 5.6320

How to Listen

Shortwave frequencies
List of radio frequencies around the Pacific

RNZI programmes
List of Radio New Zealand International programmes available to listen online

RNZI podcasts
Links to podcast feeds for Radio New Zealand International programmes

World Radio Network
Timetable of international broadcasts through the World Radio Network

Rebroadcasters
List of radio stations across the Pacific region that broadcast RNZI programmes

QSL
Send us a shortwave reception report

About our transmitters
Technical information about our broadcast equipment