About the Station

Base FM – 100% DJ’s Choice   When Base FM began broadcasting in May 2004 on low power FM frequency, the aim was to bring underground music to Auckland’s inner city fringe suburbs. In May 2008 Base FM became completely independent from any network or other radio station,...

About Base FM – Out & About

Looking back at some Base FM highlights from the past few years. Here’s a little something about who we are and what we do!

Jasmin Ziedan – Managing Director

Born in Cairo/Egypt and raised in Herne, a city in West Germany, it only took Jasmin about two decades of travelling the world till she first discovered Aotearoa in 2002 and quickly decided that she likes it here and extend her short holiday into a 6 months stay....

Yannika Tavai – NZ Music Show Host

Born in Auckland City, but with roots from Niue and the Cook Islands, Yannika adds a bit of pacific flavour to the Base team. Yannika’s love of music pushed her to change careers from working in corporate IT for over 10 years and into the music industry in...

Nathan Cooper – Digital Production & Videographer

From the United Kingdom to Kingsland, Nathan is our go to with a camera in hand and the team to match it. Founder of his own business Corp Studio, Nathan brings over 20 years experience in the digital, marketing & media industry to Base FM. He has put...

Daria Carrothers – Breakfast Show Producer & Online Content Manager

With a bright and inquisitive nature, Daria is from the small, slow-paced town of Whangaparaoa on the northern outskirts of Auckland. With a passion for live music, she fell in love with the transaction of energy between the artist and audience which unfolds during shows. Daria is drawn...