The Latest

Keep up-to-date with the latest warnings and news from the Waikato Region Civil Defence Emergency Management Group by reading our latest media releases.

You can also find out more here about incidents we are monitoring or responding to. Each incident or event will be accompanied by an emergency status red, orange, yellow or green button.

Activated in Operational Mode - High Risk
Activated in Support Mode- Medium Risk
Activated in Monitoring Mode - Low Risk
No event - No Current Risk


Waikato radio frequencies

In an emergency, a radio will be your primary source of information.

Radio New Zealand

Hamilton:
National AM 1143
National FM 101.0
Tokoroa:
National AM 729
National FM 101.0
Taupo:
National FM 101.6
Acacia Bay 104.8
 
 

More FM

Waikato 92.2 FM Taupo 93.6 FM  
 

Classic Hits

Waikato 98.6 FM South Waikato 97.3 FM Taupo 96.8 FM  
 

Radio Live

Waikato 100.2 FM Taupo 99.2 FM    
 

Newstalk ZB

Waikato:
1296 AM
97 FM
Tokoroa:
1413 AM
Taupo:
96.0 FM
 
 

Coromandel FM 

97.2 FM
- Thames and Thames Coast
- Hauraki Plains
- Maramarua
- Seabird Coast
89.1 FM
- Coromandel
94.0 FM
- Matarangi
90.3 FM
- Whitianga
- Cooks Beach
- Hahei
- Coroglen
93.9 FM
- Pauanui
- Tairua
 
93.2 FM
- Paeroa
89.9 FM
- Whangamata
90.6 FM
- Waihi
104.2 FM
- Waihi Beach

106.7 FM
- Thames (urban)
- Te Aroha
- Opito Bay