2 out of 3 Kiwis Read a Newspaper Every Week*.

That’s 66% of all New Zealanders.

It used to be hard to put the power of print into context but now we can easily tell you that two out of three New Zealanders read a newspaper every week. That’s 66% of  Kiwis around the country. This number backs up print’s enduring relevance and reach that is sometimes overlooked in the media and marketing industries.

In a world where the lines between fact and fake news are increasingly blurred, these numbers show that New Zealanders still trust their newspaper as a source of honest and quality journalism on the topics that matter to them. From Cape Reinga to Bluff, print still remains as a preferred medium for over 2.5 million New Zealanders (66%) and 1.7 million Kiwis continue to view newspapers as our most trusted source of news and information.* It is one of the most important places that locals go to to get information and the latest news about their community and from the rest of New Zealand.

Newspaper advertising is a highly effective way for you to reach local customers, grow long-lasting brand awareness, and generate action. With its array of metropolitan, regional, and weekend newspapers, Stuff offers an unparalleled newspaper advertising reach. With award-winning newspapers such as the Sunday Star-Times (Voyager Newspaper of the Year, 2019) and the Waikato Times (Newspaper of the Year – up to 30,000 circulation, Voyager Media Awards 2019) to publications trusted over 150 years such as The Press, newspapers’ popularity and relevance remains an important segment in journalism and advertising.

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Reach the masses through Stuff’s trusted and effective Print brands:

Metropolitan and Regional Newspapers

Metropolitan and Regional Newspapers

Connect with Kiwis across New Zealand through our trusted local brands.

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Communities Newspaper

Community Newspapers

Connect with customers from your local communities through our favourite regional newspapers.

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Sundays Newspapers


Reach readers over the weekend when they’re in a relaxed state of mind through our Sunday newspapers.

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Read about the power of print media.

Champion of Print

M+AD talks to Stuff’s General Manager of Newspapers about why newspapers are the preferred news medium of nearly 2 million Kiwis.

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StopPress and Stuff talk about the importance of fact-based and quality journalism and its impact on advertising.

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All the news that’s fit to Print

Written by our very own Ben Rose, General Manager of Newspapers at Stuff, this StopPress article talks about the challenges and power of print media.

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*Source: Nielsen CMI Q1 18 – Q4 18 Jan 19. Base: All people 15+