Marlborough Midweek

Marlborough Midweek

Marlborough Midweek is a community paper published on a Wednesday

Newspaper Details

Picton foreshore

Every home in Marlborough on a Wednesday morning gets a Marlborough Midweek delivered to their gate.   This community tabloid contains all the village news, keeping readers up to date what's going on in their own neighbourhood.  The volunteers, the events, big and small are given a voice.  Every edition has photos and profiles about our own people.  With 18,017 copies being delivered, and a readership of 81%, Marlborough Midweek is the highest read newspaper in the district on a Wednesday.

Newspaper Feature Available Days
  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Food     Yes        
Fashion     Yes        
Movie Reviews     Yes        
Technology     Yes        
Marlborough Midweek     Yes        

ROP from 4cm deep to 7 columns ( 26.2cm) wide, up to 37cm x 7 columns.
Classified from 2cm deep to 8 columns (27cm) wide, up to 37cm x 8 columns.



Marlborough Midweek offers a variety of advertising solutions in it's community friendly news environment.  Delivered on a Wednesday morning to every household, this publication has the highest readership of any other newspaper in the region on a Wednesday!  (81% of 15+, NMR December 2008)

Inserts (fliers and brochures)

A fantastic alternative to letterbox drop, Marlborough Midweek can get your flier into virtually every household in the Marlborough province.  Contained with a news environment, it is far more likely to make it to the coffee table for a read over breakfast. 

In-paper Inserts can range from single sheet (minimum 120g grade, A5) to 25+ pages. Dimensions should exceed 400mm x 280mm. 

Inserts can be for a limited number (minimum 1000)  to a full print run.  Some targeted delivery areas can be arranged, e.g., Urban or rural, or specific suburbs. 

Special Shapes

You dream it up, we'll see if we can help!  Contact the advertising team +64 3 520 8900 to discuss options available. 

Features for your business

If you're planning a shift, significant renovation, or launching a new business, we can help with a very cost effective Advertising Feature.  With the advertising support of your suppliers, builders, and neighbouring businesses, these features prove to be very cost effective for your special promotion. 

Give the features team a call for more details +64 3 520 8900. 

Run of Paper and Display advertising

The booking deadline for run-of-paper/news page advertising is noon Friday in advance of the publishing date.  Please make sure your print ready material is to us by Noon Monday. 

Classified Display and Non-Display advertising

The booking deadline for classified display and non display is Monday 4pm  prior to publishing date. You can place a pre-paid classified advertisement via to make it easier for you. 

Click here for the Marlborough Midweek ratecard effective 1st August 2012.

Please see our rate cards for deadlines.


Mechanical Details (Broadsheet & Tabloid have the same column widths)

Column Widths (mm)  ROP   Classifieds

1 column                           34        32

2 column                           72        66

3 column                          110      100

4 column                          148       134

5 column                          186       168

6 column                          224       202

7 column tabloid             262       236

8 column                          300       270

9 column                          338       304

10 column                        376       338

11 column (Classified only)       372

Electronic Advertising Material (click through to the attached PDF) 

Advertising Sales Manager

Alva Creagh

The Marlborough Express

62 Arthur Street, Blenheim

PO Box 242, Blenheim

Ph +64 3 520 8939

Fax +64 4 520 8910




The Marlborough Express

62 Arthur Street, Blenheim

PO Box 242, Blenheim

Ph +64 3 520 8926

Fax +64 272413680


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