Extending listening choices for Pacific audiences


NZ On Air’s funding for Pacific Radio supports music with a blend of Pacific flavours as well as informed talk in English and nine Pacific languages.

Funding is provided to Niu FM – broadcasting in the main centres of New Zealand; as well as 531pi in Auckland and Samoa Capital Radio in Wellington.


Samoa Capital Radio

February 2014

Samoa Capital Radio

Samoa Capital Radio is keeping the culture alive for Samoans in New Zealand

Our strategy

We have the goal of ensuring diverse content made for Pacific audiences is accessible, enjoyed and valued through multiple channels.

We have a Pacific Strategy to guide our investments in content for Pacific audiences. You can read more about the strategy and the research which underpins it.

Funding to date, 2015-16

Pacific Radio Stations $3,250,000

May 2016 · National Pacific Radio Trust · 531Pi & NiuFM