Marlborough Marine Radio Association is an Incorporated Society providing marine communication facilities within the wider Marlborough Sounds area of New Zealand. 

The purpose of the Association is to provide safety through communication on VHF channels and assistance to the boating fraternity in the Marlborough Sounds and the surrounding waterways.  The privately owned channels and the services of Marlborough Marine Radio are for the use of members only - if you would like to join then please contact us.

Our repeaters cover most sea areas of central New Zealand - bounded by Cape Farewell, Cape Egmont, Cape Palliser and Cape Campbell.

Marlborough Radio appreciates the support of the following:



Rata Foundation

Waves Electrical

Pub Charity

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Met Service


Marlborough Lines

Marlborough District Council

Lion Foundation


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