New broadcasters should contact the Crown Spectrum Asset Manager at Radio Spectrum:
Radio Spectrum is part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (which includes the former Ministry of Economic Development) and manages New Zealand’s radio frequency spectrum, supporting wireless telecommunications and radio and television broadcasting.
Information about requirements for broadcasters can be found on this website in the section Information for Broadcasters which has advice on the following:
Broadcasters are also required by the Broadcasting Act 1989 (s30A) to send an annual return to the BSA certifying their total revenue. You will find information about this in the section Broadcasting Levy.
Represents the commercial radio industry
Promotes the free-to-air television industry
Right-holders/copyright organisations for broadcasting music