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 areaWellington Region
Frequency87.7 MHz
BrandingMusic for Generation X!
FormatAdult contemporary music
OwnerGrant Thoms
First air date
July 1, 2006 (2006-07-01)
Former frequencies
88.4 MHz
Technical information
Licensing authority
Radio Spectrum Management
Transmitter coordinates
41°13′00″S 174°55′00″E / 41.2167°S 174.9167°E / -41.2167; 174.9167[1]
WebcastListen live (via TuneIn)

History edit

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.

Format edit

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

References edit

  1. ^ "FMSCAN database info: 87.9 Lower Hutt". Retrieved 6 September 2023.

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