It represents New Zealand amateur radio operators nationally and internationally. It is an association of individual members, however those members are encouraged to form local branches. Regional councillors are elected to represent different geographic regions of New Zealand: three from the Northern District, three from the Central District, two from the Midland District, and one from the Southern District. The number of Councillors in each district is roughly representative of the number of licensed amateurs that they are directly accountable to in their respective geographic areas. The Business Manager is the only person employed by NZART 20 hrs per week and is tasked with the day-to-day business operations of the association, including manning their office, located in Upper Hutt , near Wellington.
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This notice was revoked on 18 May , Issue No. Pursuant to section of the Radiocommunications Act and Regulation 9 of the Radiocommunications Regulations , and acting under delegated authority from the chief executive, I give the following notice. Terms, conditions and restrictions applying to New Zealand amateur operators. Notice 1. Special conditions — These frequencies are, or may be, allocated for use by other services. Amateur operators must accept interference from, and must not cause interference to, such other services.
Call signs in New Zealand are no longer generally used to identify broadcast stations. However, New Zealand's radio stations were once known by their call signs and would usually broadcast their call signs as a number followed by X, Y, or Z, and another letter e. The ministry is also responsible for providing policy advice to Government on the allocation of New Zealand's radio spectrum to support, efficient, reliable and responsive wireless telecommunications and broadcasting infrastructure.