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NZ Radio History: 2ZB Wellington 1120 AM

In April 1937, 2ZB began broadcasting to Wellington using a modern 1kW transmitter on 1120kc.

To celebrate, here are some images from deep in our vaults. These are just a few of our collection items.

2ZB is now known as NewsTalkZB and operates on 1035kHz.
image of Radio Station 2ZB is on the Way

2ZB is on the Way. Advert in the NZ Radio Record.
© David Lascelles Collection, Radio Heritage Foundation.


image of Radio Station 2ZB ad

2ZB advert, 1937.
© David Lascelles Collection, Radio Heritage Foundation.


image of Junipah 1ZB and 2ZB Ad

Advert for Junipah, sponsor of programs on 1ZB Auckland & 2ZB Wellington.
© David Lascelles Collection, Radio Heritage Foundation.


image of Radio Station 2ZB QSL

One of the first 2ZB listener confirmation cards issued in April 1937.
© Eric Shackle Collection, Radio Heritage Foundation.


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