Emergency, accident or incident, contact:
Taupo Maritime Radio ZLM
VHF Ch 16 (all NZ coastal waters)
SSB 2182, 4125, 6215, 8291, 12290 or 16420
Tel: 04 550 5280 from within New Zealand or +64 4 550 5280 from overseas
Rescue Coordination Centre
Tel: 0508 222 433 (Toll-Free in New Zealand)
Marine weather voice HF broadcast schedule for Taupo Radio ZLM
(Synthetic speech, Upper Sideband)
Taupo Maritime Radio, part of the New Zealand government’s Maritime Operations Centre, operates from the Avalon Television Studios in Lower Hutt, near Wellington.
Taupo Radio also monitors Marine VHF channel 16 via 30 remote stations around New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands.