New Zealand Updates Table of Radio Spectrum Usage

August 27, 2019


Radio Spectrum Management (RSM) administers the radio spectrum and has recently published a new version of the Table of Radio Spectrum Usage in New Zealand (PIB 21) — Issue 10. It includes a number of minor amendments to Issue 9.1 such as a number of modifications to Management Rights in the VHF and SHF bands. The Table of Radio Spectrum Usage (PIB 21) is based on the International Radio Regulations Article 5, section IV, "Table of Frequency Allocations".


This document is intended for the use by persons of all levels of expertise from persons with general interest in radio usage and allocation to professional radio engineers. It is expected to be used as a resource document for developing policies, recommendations, and decisions pertaining to radio spectrum usage in New Zealand. A less detailed overview of the NZ table of radio spectrum allocations is given in the chart “Radio Spectrum Allocations in New Zealand”, available at the RSM website.


In conjunction with this revision, RSM has updated its interactive table version of PIB 21 on the RSM website. This interactive table provides an easy-to-access format directly on the website.


Please, also note that the RSM website platform was decommissioned in May. This means the appearance of the Register of Radio Frequencies (RRF) was also changed. The new website address is


The official document is available here.

The information has been prepared by the GMA Consult Group team


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