Broadcasting Corporation of Niue

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Broadcasting Corporation of Niue
Founded2001; 21 years ago (2001)

The Broadcasting Corporation of Niue (BCN), also known as the Niue Broadcasting Corporation, is a government-owned[1] broadcasting corporation in Niue, which operates Television Niue and Radio Sunshine, the country's only television and radio channels. It is based in Alofi.[1] Its general manager and chief editor is Trevor Tiakia.[2][3]

Following the 2011 general election, a specific cabinet ministry for the corporation was set up. The current minister responsible for the BCN is Joan Viliamu.[4]

Broadcasting schedule

Television Niue is broadcast in the evenings only, from 18:00 to 23:00, in Niuean and in English.[5][6][7]

Radio Sunshine broadcasts in English and Niuean,[1] over 594 kHz AM and 88.6 MHz FM, from 06:00 to 21:30.[7]


  1. ^ a b c The Far East and Australasia 2003, 2002, ISBN 1-85743-133-2, p.1059
  2. ^ "Pacific Media Adopt Honiara Action Plan", Pacific Magazine, May 28, 2007
  3. ^ Niue: Media, BBC, July 2, 2008
  4. ^ Website of the government of Niue: Cabinet ministers Archived 2013-10-12 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ The Commonwealth Yearbook, Richard Green, 2004, Commonwealth Secretariat, ISBN 0-11-703227-1
  6. ^ "Niue Travel Guide - Communications" Archived 2008-09-17 at the Wayback Machine, World Travel Guide
  7. ^ a b Tonga-Samoa Handbook, David Stanley, 1999, ISBN 1-56691-174-5, p.284

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