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Email us here with any enquiries, concerns, or to contribute. Run by the community for the community we want your involvement.

Paekakariki 88.2FM is a non-profit volunteer run radio station , run alongside web platform  under the auspices of Paekakariki Informed Community, former publisher of community newspaper Paekakariki Xpressed.

Our grateful thanks to our radio sponsors: Groundtruth, Beach Road Deli, The Perching Parrot and The Front Room Eatery, Waikanae Beach.


  • Provide reliable community information
  • Provide civil defence and other information in emergency and power cut situations
  • Provide a platform for education for our youth
  • Be the people’s voice, representing and promoting the diversity of our community, our needs, and the unique character of Paekakariki.
  • Promote environmental awareness, in particular our native birdlife, flora and fauna
  • Represent the concerns of local tangata whenua
  • Share the community’s stories, histories and provide discussion of different views
  • Develop, present and record local DJS, musicians, artists and writers, and prioritise locally produced content
  • Entertain and stimulate
  • Develop an oral history of the community
  • Provide the facilities, advice, training and technical support for residents to create and broadcast their own radio programmes
  • Establish and nurture mutual interests and relationships with other like minded communities and individuals, whether in the region, nationally or internationally.


Meets bi-monthly to assess all applications and report on activity, issues and planning

Chair: Renwick Wright

Secretary: Emma McLaughlin

Treasurer: Siggy Woolloff

Mark Amery

Paul Radich

Chrissi Johnson

Daniel Bar-Even (IT)

Mike Gibson (Studio equipment)

Pete Handford (transmission)

Don Polly

Val Little

Mark Coote

James Albertson (programming)

Andrew Armitage

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