About

We are your local radio station, where you make the programmes. We broadcast from studios in Mahara Place, Waikanae to the Kapiti Coast and the Horowhenua area on 104.7 FM.

Our programmes are also available for download or live stream on the Internet.

All our programmes are made locally by volunteers and nationally acknowledged for their award-winning qualities.

Coast Access Radio has been a finalist in the New Zealand Radio Awards twenty- two times since 2000.

Coast Access Radio is proud to be one of twelve independent Access radio stations operating around New Zealand, and a member of the Association of Community Access Broadcasters (ACAB). Support from NZ On Air, allows Access radio stations to provide broadcasting facilities for individuals or groups not otherwise heard in mainstream media.

Access radio stations work to the criteria expressed in Section 36c of the Broadcasting Act 1989, which states;

"Access Radio air-time priority must be given to programmes by, for and about women, children, disadvantaged and disabled people, minority groups including ethnic minorities, youth, spiritual and non-profit making community groups who would not otherwise have the opportunity to make and present their own programmes"



Coast Access Radio - For, By, And, About Our Community