Radio stations

Coastguard VHF channels

  • Bay of Islands and Kerikeri Inlet - Coastguard VHF channel 04
  • Hokianga Harbour - Coastguard VHF channel 65
  • Kaipara Harbour - North Kaipara - Coastguard VHF channel 66, 61 | South Kaipara - Coastguard VHF channel 61 
  • Mangawhai Harbour - Coastguard VHF channel 05
  • Outer Hauraki Gulf - Coastguard VHF channel 60
  • Whangārei Harbour and Bream Bay - Coastguard VHF channel 05
  • Whangaroa Harbour - Coastguard VHF channel 05
  • Whangaruru, Whananaki and Tutukaka - Coastguard VHF channel 62

Maritime Radio VHF stations

  • Cape Reinga Maritime Radio - VHF CH: 16, 68
  • Kaitaia Maritime Radio - VHF CH: 16, 71
  • Whangarei Maritime Radio - VHF CH: 16, 67
  • Great Barrier Maritime Radio - VHF CH: 16, 69
  • Auckland Maritime Radio - VHF CH: 16, 71

Private radio stations

Whangārei Harbour Radio
Northport Commercial & Shipping
VHF channel 16 and 11 (continuous)
Watch times: 24/7
Phone 09 432 5018

Far North Radio
VHF 60 East Coast, Cavallis to North Cape
VHF 61 North Cape to Three Kings
VHF 02 West Coast, Whangape to North Cape
Phone 09 406 1423

Russell Radio
VHF channel 63
Watch times: 0900 – 1900 hrs
Coverage: Tutukaka Gables to Cape Karikari
25 The Strand, Russell Waterfront.
Phone 09 403 7218

Marina channels

  • Whangaroa - VHF channel 12 (limited reception) - Mob 021 0292 7270
  • Kerikeri - Phone 09 407 9434
  • Ōpua - VHF channel 73 - Phone 09 402 7124
  • Tutukaka - VHF channel 07 - Phone 09 434 3441
  • Marsden Cove - VHF channel 18 - Phone 09 432 7740
  • Whangārei - VHF channel 18 - Phone 09 438 2033
  • Hātea River bridge control - VHF channel 18 - Phone 09 438 7261
  • Far North Holdings, Wharves - Phone 09 402 7124