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Columns

Newspaper Page Depth 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
The New Zealand Herald 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
The Dominion Post 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 33.80 37.60 - -
The Press 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 33.80 37.60 - -
Otago Daily Times 56 3.60 7.40 11.20 15.00 18.80 22.60 26.50 30.30 34.10 38.00 - -
Waikato Times 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 - 376.00 - -
The Northern Advocate 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bay of Plenty Times 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
The Daily Post 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
The Gisborne Herald 40 3.10 6.40 9.70 13.00 16.30 19.60 - 26.00 - - - -
Whakatane Beacon 55 3.50 7.30 11.20 15.00 18.90 22.70 26.60 30.40 34.30 38.10 - -
Wairoa Star 40 3.10 6.40 9.70 13.00 16.30 19.60 - 26.00 - - - -
Taranaki Daily News 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 33.80 37.60 - -
Wanganui Chronicle 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hawkes Bay Today 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dannevirke News 12 3.41 7.24 11.07 14.90 18.73 22.56 26.39 - - - - -
Manawatu Standard 56 3.58 7.59 11.60 15.60 19.61 23.61 27.62 31.62 35.63 39.63 - -
The Horowhenua Chronicle 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wairarapa Times Age 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
The Nelson Mail 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 33.80 37.60 - -
The Marlborough Express 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 33.80 37.60 - -
Westport News 53 3.30 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.70 22.50 26.40 30.20 34.00 37.90 - -
The Greymouth Star 54 3.53 7.37 11.22 15.06 18.91 22.75 26.60 30.44 34.29 38.14 - -
Ashburton Guardian 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
The Timaru Herald 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 - 37.60 - -
The Oamaru Mail 38 3.10 6.30 9.60 12.90 16.10 19.40 - 26.00 - - - -
The Southland Times 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 33.80 37.60 - -
Hokitika Guardian 37 3.53 7.37 11.22 15.06 18.91 - 26.60 - - - - -
Herald on Sunday 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sunday News 37 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 - - - - -
Sunday Star Times 54 3.40 7.20 11.00 14.80 18.60 22.40 26.20 30.00 33.80 37.60 - -
Your Weekend/Fairfax 0 Display section type was not found

* Ashburton Guardian Saturday edition is tabloid 39 cm x 7 col.

* Northern Advocate, Bay of Plenty Times, Daily Post, Hawke's Bay Today and Wanganui Chronicle Saturday editions are Broadsheet.

Acceptable sizes for run of paper advertising are:

1 to 7 columns:
Minimum depth 4cm, up to a maximum of 44cms then full page depth.

8 columns:
Minimum depth 4cm, up to a maximum of 24cms then full page depth.

10 columns:
Minimum depth 4cms, up to a maximum of 34cms then full page depth.

Note: In general, 2cm increments apply. Refer to individual newspapers for ad sizes outsides these dimensions.

Deadlines

Newspaper Deadline Monday - Friday Saturday
Booking Copy Material Booking Copy Material
The New Zealand Herald Bite Modular 4pm Thu 11 days prior 4pm Thu 11 days prior 4pm Mon week prior
The New Zealand Herald Display 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 4pm day prior 10am Wed 10am Wed 4pm Fri
The New Zealand Herald Driven - Tabloid POP 10am Fri Wed: 10am Fri 4pm Mon 12 noon Tue 12 noon Tue 4pm Thu
The New Zealand Herald Travel - Tabloid 5pm Wed week prior 5pm Wed week prior 4pm Fri week prior
The New Zealand Herald Display - Super Sport Friday 10am Tue 10am Tue 12 noon Thu
The New Zealand Herald Element - Tabloid 3 Fridays prior 2 weeks prior 2 weeks prior
The New Zealand Herald The Business COLCM 10am Wed 10am Wed 4pm Thu
The New Zealand Herald Viva 10am Thu week prior 10am Thu week prior 4pm Mon
The New Zealand Herald Canvas Modular 4pm Tue 11 days prior 4pm Tue 11 days prior 4pm Fri 8 days prior
The Dominion Post Display 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 12 noon day prior 10am Tuesday 10am Wednesday 12 noon Friday
The Dominion Post Arts & Entertainment - Tabloid 10am Tuesday 10am Tuesday 12 noon Wednesday
The Dominion Post Life - Tabloid 4pm Thursday week prior 4pm Thursday week prior 12 noon Tuesday
The Press The Box COLCM 12pm Wednesday prior 12pm Wednesday prior 2pm Monday prior
The Press Display 4pm 3 days prior 4pm 3 days prior 2pm day prior 12 noon Wednesday 12 noon Wednesday 2pm Friday
The Press Good Living Tabloid 4pm Monday prior 4pm Monday prior 2pm Wednesday prior
The Press Zest - Tabloid 4pm Thursday prior 12pm Friday prior 11am Tuesday prior
The Press Escape Tabloid 4pm Wednesday prior 4pm Wednesday prior 2pm Friday prior
The Press Go Tabloid 4pm Tuesday prior 4pm Tuesday prior 12 noon Thursday
Otago Daily Times Display : Farming 10am Wednesday 10am Wednesday 4pm day prior
Otago Daily Times Display 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 4pm day prior 10am Wednesday 10am 2 days prior 4pm Thursday
Otago Daily Times Display : Travel 10am Friday 10am Friday 4pm day prior
Otago Daily Times Display : Arts 10am Tuesday 10am Tuesday 4pm day prior
Otago Daily Times Display : Gardening 10am Tuesday 10am Tuesday 4pm Thursday
Otago Daily Times Display : Books 10am Tuesday 10am Tuesday 4pm Thursday
Waikato Times Tempo - Tabloid 4pm Friday 4pm Friday 10am Tuesday
Waikato Times Waikato Farmer - Tabloid 12 nooon Tuesday week prior 12 nooon Tuesday week prior 4pm Wednesday week prior
Waikato Times Display 4pm 3 days prior 4pm 3 days prior 2pm day prior 12 noon Wednesday 12 noon Wednesday 2pm Friday
Waikato Times Leisure - Tabloid 12 noon Friday prior 12 noon Friday prior 10am Wednesday prior
Waikato Times Motortimes - Tabloid 4pm Friday 4pm Friday 1pm Wednesday
The Northern Advocate Display : Savvy Magazine (Monthly) 12 noon Mon week prior 12 noon Mon week prior 12 noon Mon week prior
The Northern Advocate Display 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 12 Noon day prior 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 12 Noon day prior
Bay of Plenty Times Display 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 12 noon day prior 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 12 noon day prior
The Daily Post Display 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 12noon day prior 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 12noon day prior
The Gisborne Herald Display 3 days prior 3 days prior 12 noon day prior 3 days prior 3 days prior 12 noon Friday
Whakatane Beacon Display 12 noon 3 days prior 12 noon 2 days prior 9am day prior 4pm Tuesday 4pm Wednesday 4pm Thursday
Whakatane Beacon Display : Travel 12 noon Friday 12 noon Monday 4pm Monday
Wairoa Star Display Tues issue - noon Thurs prior ; Thurs issue - 10am Tues Tues issue - 10am Fri prior ; Thurs issue - noon Tues Tues issue - 10am Fri prior ; Thurs issue - 10am Tues
Taranaki Daily News Display 4pm 3 days prior 4pm 3 days prior 12 noon day prior 4pm 3 days prior 4pm 3 days prior 12 noon Friday
Wanganui Chronicle Display 12noon 2 days prior 12noon 2 days prior 12noon day prior 12noon 2 days prior 12noon 2 days prior 12noon day prior
Hawkes Bay Today Display 12noon 2 days prior 12noon 2 days prior 12pm day prior 12noon 3 days prior 12noon 3 days prior 12pm day prior
Dannevirke News Display 12 noon 2 days prior 2pm 2 days prior 2pm day prior 12 noon Thursday 3pm Thursday 10am Friday
Manawatu Standard Display 3.30pm 3 days prior 3.30pm 3 days prior midday 1 day prior 3.30pm Wednesday 3.30pm Wednesday midday 1 day prior
The Horowhenua Chronicle Display 12noon 3 days prior 12noon 3 days prior 4pm 2 days prior
Wairarapa Times Age Display 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior 12noon day prior 12noon 3 days prior 12noon 3 days prior 12noon day prior
The Nelson Mail Display : Motoring 12noon Tuesday 12noon Tuesday 10am Wedneday
The Nelson Mail Display : Property Weekly (tabloid) 10am Monday 10am Monday 4pm Tuesday
The Nelson Mail Display 4pm 2 business days prior 4pm 2 business days prior 10am day prior 4pm 2 business days prior 4pm 2 business days prior 10am day prior
The Marlborough Express Display 12 noon 2 days prior 12 noon 2 days prior 3pm day prior 9am Tuesday 9am Tuesday 3pm Wednesday
Westport News Display 9am 2 days prior 2 days prior 9am 1 day prior
The Greymouth Star Display 12 noon 2 days prior 9am day prior 12 noon day prior 12 noon Thursday 3pm Thursday 9am Friday
Ashburton Guardian Display 2pm 2 days prior 12 noon day prior 12 noon day prior 12 noon Thursday 2pm Thursday 2pm Thursday
The Timaru Herald Display : Farming 12noon Thursday prior 9.30am Friday prior 9.30am Friday prior
The Timaru Herald Display 9.30am 2 days prior 9.30am 2 days prior midday 1 day prior 9.30am Thursday 9.30am Thursday midday 1 day prior
The Oamaru Mail Display 2 days prior 2 days prior 12 noon day prior
The Southland Times Display 10am 2 days prior 10am 2 days prior Midday 1 day prior 10am Thursday 10am Thursday Midday 1 day prior
The Southland Times Display : Unwind 10am Tuesday 10am Tuesday 10am Thursday
The Southland Times Display : Inform 10am Tuesday 10am Tuesday 10am Thursday
Hokitika Guardian Display 2 days prior 2 days prior 10am day prior
Herald on Sunday Inserted Sections : Living 10am Wed 10am Wed 4pm Thu
Herald on Sunday Display : Run of Paper 10am Thu 10am Thu 4pm Fri
Herald on Sunday Display : Sunday Homes 10am Wed 10am Wed 4pm Thu
Sunday News Display Wednesday 10am Wednesday 10am Thursday 4pm
Sunday Star Times About Town 12pm Monday 12pm Monday 12pm Tuesday
Sunday Star Times Display : Run of Paper 12pm Monday 12pm Monday 10am Thursday
Sunday Star Times Display : Business. 4pm Tuesday 10am Wednesday 1pm Thursday
Sunday Star Times Display : Sport 12pm Monday 10am Wednesday 4pm Thursday
Your Weekend/Fairfax Your Weekend 3 weeks prior 8 days prior

 

CANCELLATION DEADLINES AND PENALTIES

  1.  If a client/agency wants to cancel their advertisement prior to the booking deadline then they will not incur any cancellation fee.
  2.  If a client/agency wants to cancel their advertisement after the booking deadline then they will incur a cancellation fee amounting to the cost of their advertisement.
  3.  If material does not arrive for a booking, and there is no cancellation of same, a 100% cancellation fee will apply.

NOTE:
  •  The New Zealand Herald has a two week cancellation deadline on all front of section solus advertising.
  •  Number of days prior refers to publishing days prior. Deadlines are subject to changes due to public holidays.

Mechanical Specs

Newspaper Material Required Address for material via email Artwork to film reduction Full page artwork dimensions Reading of negatives Lines per inch Negative / Positive film
The New Zealand Herald CD/Pagestore/Email copyteam@apn.co.nz - - - - -
The Dominion Post Email/ISDN national.ads@dompost.co.nz - 100% N/A N/A N/A
The Press Disk/PageStore via internet ddhub-si@fairfaxmedia.co.nz - 100% Right-Down 100 (40) Neg
Otago Daily Times Upload/Disk/ISDN http://selfservice.alliedpress.co.nz or odt.sales@alliedpress.co.nz - 100% Right - Down 100 (40) Neg
Waikato Times Pagestore/Email/Disk advertising@waikatotimes.co.nz - Nil Wrong - up 100 (40) Neg
The Northern Advocate Page store/email copyteam@apn.co.nz - 100% Right - Down 100 (40) Neg
Bay of Plenty Times pagestore / ISDN - Digiads copyteam@apn.co.nz - - - - -
The Daily Post Disk/ISDN - Pagestore/Digiads www.digiads.co.nz or copyteam@apn.co.nz - 100% N/A 100 (40) N/A
The Gisborne Herald ISDN/E-mail/Disk/Pagestore/Digiads ROP: adservices@gisborneherald.co.nz Classified:advertising@gisborneherald.co.nz - 100% N/A 100 (40) N/A
Whakatane Beacon PageStore/Disk/E-mail production@whakatanebeacon.co.nz - 100% N/A 100 (40) N/A
Wairoa Star ISDN/E-mail/Disk advertising@wairoastar.co.nz - 100% N/A 100 (40) N/A
Taranaki Daily News Page store/Email agency.material@dailynews.co.nz - 100% Right - Down 85 (100) Neg
Wanganui Chronicle Bromides/Neg/ISDN/Disk copyteam@apn.co.nz - 100% Wrong - Up 100 (40) Neg
Hawkes Bay Today ISDN/E-mail/Disk www.digiads.co.nz or copyteam@apn.co.nz - 100% - 100 (40) Neg
Dannevirke News ISDN/Disk/E-mail All camera ready material to Hawke's Bay Today www.digiads.co.nz or hbtads@hbtoday.co.nz - 100% - 100 (40) Neg
Manawatu Standard ISDN/Disk/E-mail prepress@msl.co.nz - 100 N/A N/A N/A
The Horowhenua Chronicle Zip ( Mac or PC ) CD-ROM ( PC ) Pagestore Acceptable file formats pdf,tif,eps,jpg copyteam@apn.co.nz - 100% Wrong - Up 100 (40) Neg
Wairarapa Times Age Disk/E-mail/ISDN copyteam@apn.co.nz - 100% Wrong - Up 100 (40) Neg
The Nelson Mail Pagestore/Email/Disk prepress@nelsonmail.co.nz - 100% Wrong - Up 100 (40) Neg
The Marlborough Express Pagestore/Email advertising@marlexpress.co.nz - 99% Wrong - Up 100 (40) Neg
Westport News PageStore/Email westportnews@westportnews.co.nz - 99% Wrong - Down 100 (40) Pos
The Greymouth Star PageStore/Disk/E-mail ads@greystar.co.nz - 100% N/A N/A N/A
Ashburton Guardian Disk/email/Pagestore artwork@theguardian.co.nz - 96% Wrong - Up 100 (40) Neg
The Timaru Herald PageStore/E-mail ddhub-si@fairfaxmedia.co.nz - 100% N/A 100 (40) N/A
The Oamaru Mail Disk/E-mail/PageStore/Digiads ads@oamarumail.co.nz - 100% Right - Down 100 (40) Neg
The Southland Times ISDN/Disk/E-mail advertising@stl.co.nz - 100% Right - Down 100 (40) Neg
Hokitika Guardian - ads@greystar.co.nz - - - - -
Herald on Sunday Pagestore/Email copyteam@apn.co.nz - - - - -
Sunday News CD/Pagestore/Email adservices@fairfaxsundays.co.nz - - - - -
Sunday Star Times CD/Pagestore/Email adservices@fairfaxsundays.co.nz or for Sunday magazine: sundayads@fairfaxmags.co.nz - - - - -
Your Weekend/Fairfax - pas.national@press.co.nz - - - - -

Contacts

Newspaper Name Contact Type Email Phone Mobile Phone Fax
The New Zealand Herald Carol Broughton Production Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Production carol.broughton@apn.co.nz 09 373 6446 Option 3 021 280 5469
The Dominion Post Steve Dodds Production Manager (Newspaper) steve.dodds@dompost.co.nz 04 474 0329 027 233 1153 04 474 0053
The Press Kirk Martin Production Manager (Newspaper) kirk.martin@press.co.nz 03 943 2517 027 6746311 03 377 2061
Otago Daily Times Night Printer Production Manager (Newspaper) 03 477 4760
Waikato Times Shane Arden Production Manager (Newspaper) shane.arden@fairfaxmedia.co.nz (07) 849 9710
Waikato Times Allison Sayer Production Manager (Newspaper) allison.sayer@fairfaxmedia.co.nz (07) 849 9520
Bay of Plenty Times Gerald Voigt Production Manager (Newspaper) gerald.voigt@bayofplentytimes.co.nz 07 573 4415 021 243 4726 07 577 3357
The Daily Post Production Contact After Hours Production copyteam@apn.co.nz 09 373 6017 09 373 6446 Option 3
Whakatane Beacon Erin Hedges Production Manager (Newspaper) erin.hedges@whakatanebeacon.co.nz 07 3088 129 X826 027 355 0685
Wairoa Star Graeme How Production Manager (Newspaper) production@wairoastar.co.nz 06 8387194 Ex 704/3 06 838 6973
Taranaki Daily News Steve Dodds Production Manager (Newspaper) steve.dodds@dompost.co.nz 04 474 0329 027 233 1153 04 474 0053
Wanganui Chronicle Pam Dyhrberg Production Manager (Newspaper) 06 644 6979
Hawkes Bay Today Peter Halstead Production Manager (Newspaper) 06 873 0847 06 873 7513
Manawatu Standard Tracey Fox Production Manager (Newspaper) tracey.fox@msl.co.nz 063558764 027 449 5228
The Horowhenua Chronicle Neal Hoult Production Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Production neal.hoult@chronicle.co.nz 06 367 0040 021 368 566
Wairarapa Times Age Production Contact After Hours Production copyteam@apn.co.nz 09 373 6017 09 373 6446 Option 3
The Nelson Mail Stuart Hague Production Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Production stuarth@nelsonmail.co.nz 03 546 2756 027 277 8452 03 546 2817
The Marlborough Express Warren McElwain Production Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Production warrenm@marlexpress.co.nz 03 520 8938 0274 895 838 03 520 8918
Westport News Colin Warren Production Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Booking, After Hours Production westportnews@westportnews.co.nz 03 789 7319 027 432 9880 03 789 7203
The Greymouth Star Brett Kokshoorn Advertising Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Production, Insert Booking Contact, Insert Delivery Contact brettk@greystar.co.nz 03 769 7920 027 859 8502
Ashburton Guardian Sue Durry Production Manager (Newspaper), National Booking, Classified Booking, Features Contact, Insert Booking Contact, Insert Delivery Contact advertising@theguardian.co.nz 03 307 7980 03 307 7905
The Oamaru Mail Murray Dalton Production Manager (Newspaper) 03 434 9970 03 434 9723
The Southland Times Andrew Dixon Production Manager (Newspaper) andrew.dixon@stl.co.nz 03 211 1067
Hokitika Guardian Brett Kokshoorn Advertising Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Production, National Booking, Insert Booking Contact brettk@greystar.co.nz 037697925 027 859 8502
Sunday News Keith Knill Production Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Booking, After Hours Production keith.knill@fairfaxsundays.co.nz 09 925 9905 027 273 4138
Sunday Star Times Keith Knill Production Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Booking keith.knill@fairfaxsundays.co.nz 09 925 9773 027 273 4138
Sunday Star Times Barry Woodfield Production Manager (Newspaper), After Hours Booking 09 25 9726
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