Member Publications

Akaroa Mail

Physical address PO Box 84, Kaiapoi or PO Box 9, Akaroa

P: 03 327 7622
Freephone (0508) AKAROA - that's 0508 252 762


Fortnightly 8,000 winter, up to 12,000 summer

Page Size

Tabloid, 6-column format, full colour throughout

Publication Details

Delivered free fortnightly on a Friday to every household on Banks Peninsula and also available to tourist and holidaymakers through shops, hotels etc. Around 150 paid subscribers in other parts of New Zealand and overseas.

Cover Price

Free locally, subscriptions $75 pa in New Zealand, $100 overseas

Michael de Hamel
Michael de Hamel
Advertising Manager
Michael de Hamel
Casual Advertising Rates

$7.50per col cm, 4cm wide, Regular advertisers (3 issues or more) $6.00 per col cm. Discounts  for quarter, half and whole pages respectively. Rates include colour but are plus GST. Front page - plus 100%.

Readership Profile

Established in 1876, The Akaroa Mail's circulation area covers the whole of Banks Peninsula - the 'knob' on the eastern side of the South Island of New Zealand. That includes Lyttelton and its harbour area as well as Little River and all the Bays. Specifically local and exclusive news and features to achieve maximum readership and engagement, and therefore advertising effectiveness.