Company Overview

Fairfax Media Fairfax Media is the largest integrated metropolitan, rural and regional, magazine and digital media company in Australasia, with publications and websites in every State and the ACT in Australia, and throughout New Zealand.

Fairfax Media established its operation in New Zealand in 2003 following purchase of the publishing assets of Independent Newspapers Ltd (INL).

The company has established itself as an innovative, integrated multi-media business with strong brands across multiple platforms including newspapers, magazines and digital.

Fairfax Media has two national, nine daily and more than 60 community newspapers, 16+ magazines, market leading website and parenting website Essential Mums.

Click here to see the company’s full portfolio of media brands. 

Fairfax Media has more than 21 different businesses based in New Zealand. These businesses include community, regional and national newspapers, magazine publishing, digital and print and distribution.


Did you know?

Fairfax Media reaches 84.9%* or 2.9 million New Zealanders across its multi-media platforms

Fairfax Media prints over 90 titles and 244 million copies a year

On average there are 18,000,000** sessions on and close to 400,000 daily average unique browsers

More than 10,000 stories are created each week

Fairfax Media's TV Guide magazine is New Zealand's 7th largest selling item in supermarkets

* Nielsen National Readership Survey    Q4 09-Q3 10, AP 15+

** Nielsen Media Online Market Intelligence - September 2010, Total Traffic

^ Synovate Aztec supermarket scan data MAT 26/09/10 (unit sales) - excludes private label and tobacco