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Ashburton Guardian (Independent)

Established in 1879, The Ashburton Guardian is distributed throughout the Ashburton region, South of Christchurch, The Ashburton Guardian is a strong supporter of local business and community projects. The paper focuses on local events and local people but offers good coverage of national and international news and events. Special monthly publications include the monthly Guardian Farming and also Dairy Focus along with a monthly lifestyle publication YOU and also weekly Guardian Property supplement. After 134 years as a broadsheet paper the Ashburton Guardian has moved to a compact format Monday through to Saturday.

Publication Details

  • Owned By: The Ashburton Guardian Co
  • Published: Mon - Sat Morning
  • Page Size: 8 x 8 modules
  • Average Net Circulation*: 4,325
  • Readership**: 11,000
  • Weekly Coverage: 18,000

* Audit Bureau of Circulation to September 2016

** Nielsen Consumer & Media Insights Q4 2015 - Q3 2016 All 15+

Contact Details

  • General Manager: Desme Daniels
  • Editor: Sue Newman
  • Address: Level 3, 161 Burnett Street, PO Box 77, Ashburton
  • Phone: Tel:+6433077900
  • Fax: Tel:+6433077980

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