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The Cheese is a LPFM (Low Power FM) radio station which broadcasts from Lower Hutt, a region close to Wellington in New Zealand. The station broadcasts 24 hours a day. The Cheese is licensed with APRA and PPNZ in New Zealand for music broadcasting rights and operates under the NZ laws governing LPFM transmission.

The Cheese
Broadcast areaLower Hutt, Wellington/Christchurch and Internet
BrandingHits Of The 80s, 90s and Today!
Frequency87.9 FM
First air date2006, in Wainuiomata
FormatAdult contemporary music
OwnerGrant Thoms


The Cheese commenced broadcasting on Saturday July 1, 2006 and its original frequency was at 88.4 FM from Wainuiomata.

The station can be heard in Lower Hutt on 87.9 MHz FM with simulcasting via their official website. Subscribers to Vodafone TV can hear The Cheese on channel 417.


The Cheese broadcasts a mix of music from the 80s, 90s, recent and current hits.

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