The Cheese

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
CityLower Hutt, New Zealand
Broadcast areaWellington Region
Frequency87.9 MHz
BrandingHits Of The 80s, 90s and Today!
FormatAdult contemporary music
OwnerGrant Thomas
First air date
July 1, 2006 (2006-07-01)
Former frequencies
88.4 MHz
Technical information
Licensing authority
Radio Spectrum Management
WebcastListen live (via TuneIn)


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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