Logo for Marlborough-Nelson Marine Radio Association Marlborough-Nelson Marine Radio Association

Marlborough-Nelson Marine Radio Association is an Incorporated Society providing marine communication facilities within the wider Tasman Bay, Golden Bay, Cook Strait and Marlborough Sounds area of New Zealand. In June 2018 Nelson Marine Radio and Marlborough Marine Radio combined to form Marlborough-Nelson Marine Radio Association Inc. The purpose of the Association is to provide safety through communication on VHF channels and assistance to the boating fraternity in central New Zealand. The privately owned channels and the services of Marlborough-Nelson Marine Radio are for the use of members only (unless in an emergency) - if you would like to join then please contact us. Our repeaters cover most sea areas of central New Zealand - bounded by Kahurangi Point, Cape Farewell, Cape Egmont, Cape Palliser and Cape Campbell.


Available Roles:
Radio Operator

Support boaties by monitoring the Marlborough-Nelson Marine Radio Association's marine VHF radio channels, and providing information and basic assistance. Role is undertaken from your home using equipment supplied by the Association.