To report a martime emergency, accident or incident, contact
Taupo Maritime Radio ZLM
VHF Ch 16 (all NZ coastal waters)
SSB 2182, 4125, 6215, 8291, 12290, 16420
Tel: +64 4 550 5280 (from overseas) or 04 550 5280 from within New Zealand
Rescue Coordination Centre
Tel: 0508 222 433 (Toll-Free in New Zealand
Although its medium-wave and short-wave transmitters and antennas are located at Taupo in the central North Island of New Zealand, Taupo Maritime Radio ZLM is operated from Wellington by Maritime New Zealand.
ZLM also monitors Marine VHF channel 16 via 30 remote stations around New Zealand, including the Chatham Islands.
Listen to ZLM recordings:
For information about Taupo Maritime Radio ZLM, please visit these links: