Monday - Friday

Breakfast Show - With Nigel Hopkins

6am - 9am

Wake up with Nigel and get the latest local news, weather, traffic and community updates.  And listen out for the business or organisation that wins the Subway Morning Tea shout every Monday morning, birthday and anniversary wishes just before 8am giving someone a chance to win a Kapiti Tenpin Bowlling voucher each week and local sports news with Damian.

Morning Magazine Show - With John Hayes

9am - 12pm

You're not up to speed with the local news and views, unless you're tuned into the Morning Magazine Show.  Interviews with local personalities and national notables.  John keeps you up to date with the latest local community issues and current affairs, including catching up with local politicians and community representatives, arts, books, theatre, film reviews and a whole lot more.

Business Lunch

12pm - 2pm

Damian has his finger on the pulse of the local business community, as he speaks to business leaders and owners from the Kapiti Coast and Horowhenua.   Join him for lunch weekdays and see what's on the menu.

Drive Show - With Tee Cameron

2pm - 5pm Mon-Thurs, 2pm - 6pm on Friday

Our station manager Tee - one of the youngest in the country - takes the helm.  Traffic, community updates, gardening and the best music because he's also the Programme Director.

Drive-On - With Ron Snowden

5pm - 8pm (Except Friday)

Sports interviews, local news, weather, traffic and music!  Ron Snowden has it all, a wonderfully packaged 3 hours of radio to prepare you for the evening.

80s at 8

8pm-9pm (Sunday to Thursday)

The songs you know and love from the 1980s.

90s at 9

9pm-10pm (Sunday to Thursday)

The songs you know and love from the 1990s.

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Friday Night

The Time Machine - With John Hayes

6pm - 8pm

Interviews on local elder issues and the coolest music from yesteryear - an eclectic mix of music from big band and the Beatles to Edith Piaff and all that jazz. 

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Kick-off Sports Breakfast Show - With Damian Collins

7am - 10am

Local sports from around the region with Damian Collins, including cancellations and interviews with local sporting personalities.  (But remember to stay on for the first hour of The Week That Was, from 10am-11am, because you'll get to hear Ron Snowden's sports interviews from the week).

The Week That Was

10am - 2pm

Our Saturday wrap up of interviews from the week, interspersed with our classic feel good music:

10am-11am Sports
11am-12pm Local & Central Politics
12pm-1pm Arts, Literature & Cinema
1pm-2pm Local updates

NZ's Retro Top 40 Countdown


Take a weekly trip down memory lane by joining us for the very popular NZ Retro Top 40 Countdown.

Beach FM Beach Party


It's party time Beach FM style!

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Suzy and Friends

7am - 8am

It's Suzy & Friends, with Suzy Cato and the team! Brought to you with the help of NZ on Air.  Listen in every week for great fun and prizes.

Sunday Morning - With John Hayes

8am - 12pm

It really is easy like a Sunday morning when you've got John looking after you with an entertaining mix of music and tidbits to prepare you for the afternoon, including the Kiwi Music Hour from 10am-11am.

Sunday Afternoon

12pm - 3pm

Great music to provide a fitting backdrop for your Sunday afternoon.

Sunday Drive Show

3pm - 6pm

Round off your Sunday afternoon with Beach FM, bringing you music, traffic news, weather and other updates.

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BBC Worldwide Service

Midnight-5am daily

The BBC World Service, the world's largest international broadcaster, broadcasts radio and television news in over 30 languages to many parts of the world.  Now you can get the latest in international news from the award-winning BBC World Service team, right here on the Kapiti Coast and Horowhenua.

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111 Main Road
North Paraparaumu


Postal: PO Box 157, Paraparaumu



Office: (04) 296 1399
On Air: (04) 296 1400

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