Auckland City Harbour News

Auckland City Harbour News

By focusing on this community within the massive overall population of the city, the Auckland City Harbour News delivers vital news and information to local readers.

Newspaper Details

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Approximately one third of the population of the whole country live in and around Auckland.

Auckland is New Zealand's largest city, the retail and commercial centre of New Zealand.

The Auckland City Harbour News covers the area including Pt Chevalier, Ponsonby, Grey Lynn, Kingsland and Waterview and is dedicated to serving this community within New Zealand's largest city.

The area offers dynamic economic opportunities, excellent facilities and a wide range of residential and lifestyle options within a wonderful environment.

By focusing on this community within the massive overall population of the city, the Auckland City Harbour News delivers vital news and information to local readers.

The Circulation area includes Carrington, Freemans Bay, Grey Lynn, Herne Bay, Kingsland, Newton, Ponsonby, Pt Chevalier, St Marys Bay, Waterview, Western Springs and Westmere.

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.

Premium Positions

Advertisers are able to purchase front page solus positions, premium pages and loaded or specific pages, all subject to availability.

The Auckland City Harbour News runs their weekly Real Estate feature, "Western Homes" every Friday.  Both MREINZ and private home owners can use this feature.

Standard Sizes

Run of Paper display ads range from 10cm high x 7.5cm wide to a full page at 38cm high x 27cm wide.

Classified - Run-ons with a minimum of 4 lines plus boxed ads with discounts available for regular volume advertising, colour classified ads are available.

Run of Paper (ROP)

The Auckland City Harbour News publishes ROP on Wednesdays and Fridays. 

Sections are Local News and regular features on Health, Beauty, Business, Lifestyle, Sport, Education.

Weekly features include Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle & Leisure and Education & Training.

Advertorials are available for every 8 ads placed in one of the above features.

Quarterly features are Focus On Education, The Health Report and School Holiday features with yearly features such as at Christmas.

Reader advertisements are also accepted, they must contain the following:

  • - reader advertisements must be entirely contained within a ruled border
  • - the text may be set in ordinary news type
  • - the word ADVERTISEMENT must be set in 14pt capitals and in bold, and must be placed inside the border at the top left-hand corner of the advertisement or centred at the top.


The Auckland City Harbour News is available online at:


Extermal wraps are available around the outside of the Auckland City Harbour News.


Catalogues and flyers are distributed in the Auckland City Harbour News and delivered to letterboxes where junk mail and circulars are not permitted. 

Contact:  Daniel Cho phone +64 9 925 9619, email


Ad-tachments (stick-on advertising notes) are also available on request. 

How to calculate a rate

The Auckland City Harbour News has a number of varying rate levels depending on volume and position in the paper.   

Group buy rates are:

  • - Auckland Regional Coverage, 10 papers
  • - Auckland Metro Coverage, 8 papers
  • - Any 5 Suburban Newspaper


Retail Ratecard 2011

Agency Ratecard 2012

Solus or special loading positions are available for an added percentage rate

The total amount is exclusive of gst

Classified non display bookings can be placed through a Classified Sales Consultant, by phoning +64 9 525 2100 or emailing


Booking deadlines for display advertising are:

Wednesdays paper              Friday prior 12noon

Fridays paper                      Tuesday prior 4pm

Camera ready material deadlines for display advertisements are:

Wednesdays paper              Tuesday prior 12noon

Fridays paper                      Thursday prior 10pm

Classified booking and material deadlines are:

Wednesdays paper              Monday prior 1.30pm

Fridays paper                      Wednesday prior 9.30am

Note:  Statutory holidays will affect all deadlines


Camera ready ads high resolution pdf

Images - jpeg

Logos - tif or eps

Suburban Newspapers Pre-Press specifications 

How to book

Bookings can be made through the Central Leader/ Auckland City Harbour News, Suburban Newspapers & the New Zealand Community Network, Central Park 666 Great South Road Penrose Auckland.

All bookings are booked to a monthly account or prepaid by Credit Card or Direct Debit. 

National Credit Application form


Sales Manager:  Cheryl Ashby
Auckland City Harbour News
Unit 1.3, 72 Dominion Road, Mt Eden, Auckland
Private Bag 56910 Dominion Road, Mt Eden 1446
Ph:  +64 9 630 5419
Fax: +64 9 630 5435

Classified Advertising

Ph:   +64 9 525 2100

Fax: +64 9 580 1643




Contact Daniel Cho

Ph: 09 925 9619



National Sales
New Zealand Community Network
Sales Manager:  Michele Chapman
Ph:   +64 9 925 9962


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