Central South Island Farmer South

Central South Island Farmer South

Covering the three community papers rural delivery area allows the paper to reach into almost every home in the rural central South Island. The weekly content includes local farming news and a variety of features that change each week to provide readers and advertisers with many opportunities.

Newspaper Details

The Central South Island Farmer South is a specialised stand alone publication delivered through the Herald Communities. Targeting the important central South Island farming region it allows manufacturers, retailers and service providers to reach their specific market.

Advertisers cover the rural delivery across our two communities (Waitaki and South Canterbury regions) to reach 8,100 homes. With news and features covering dairy, cropping, sheep, cattle, farm machinery and a variety of other subjects of interest to local farmers.

The Central South Island Farmer South also publishes in Mid & North Canterbury/Selwyn District, through The Northern Outlook and Central Canterbury News. An Advertising package called "Southern Combine Advertising Pack" also includes the Otago Southland Farmer and you can effectively reach 49,527 Rural mail boxes (see rate card for details).

Newspaper Display Advertising
Display advertising is located throughout the publication and utilises size, colour, illustration and typography to attract the reader's attention. Display advertising is primarily found in the editorial sections but can also be placed within classified sections if deemed appropriate and relevant.

You can request a preferred position within the newspaper for a fee or choose "run of paper" whereby the advertisement is placed in any position in the paper at our discretion. Opting for run of paper generally results in a reduced charge to an advertiser.

Classified Advertising
Classifieds are advertising only pages across a number of different categories e.g for sale, trade services or situations vacant

Standard sizes

Run of paper advertising has a minimum size of 4cm deep to 7cols (26.2cm) wide, up to a maximum size of 27cmx7cols and then to 37x7cols.

Classified from 2cm deep to 8columns (27cm) wide, up to 27cmx8cols and then to 37cmx8cols

Premium Positions

Advertisers are able to purchase, subject to availability, front page solus, premium and unique positions. Size, availability and price are subject to request and availability. 

Run of Paper

The Central South Island Farmer South publish as one main book inserted into the Community Heralds in their RD areas.

Bookings can be made through The Timaru Herald, taryn.vanderspuy@fairfaxmedia.co.nz or julie.milne@fairfaxmedia.co.nz or by calling your account executive.

Classified non-display bookings can be placed through your account executive, adstuff.co.nz or thclass@timaruherald.co.nz

If you are a new advertising client please fill in this credit application form and fax to +64 9 580 5944.

For more information about The Central South Island Farmer South, Timaru Herald and booking enquiries please contact:

52 Bank Street
PO Box 46,
Timaru, New Zealand
Ph: +64 03 687 1300
Fax: +64 03 688 1042

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