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timaru herald

Established in 1864 the Timaru Herald is a morning daily newspaper published Monday to Saturday.  Distributed in the South Canterbury region in the South Island, the Timaru Herald is a broadsheet publication with a strong emphasis on local news.  Coverage of national and international events is also included providing a broad focus for readers.


Special features including the weekly Farm Review, a specialist farming publication and strong sport, fashion, entertainment, real estate and classified sections make the Timaru Herald the leading medium in the region.

Contact Details

Commercial Manager: Nick Symister
Editor: Davis King
Advertising Contact: Lee Conlan

Address: 19 Sophia Street

                  PO Box 42 Timaru
Phone: 03 687 1300
Fax: 03 687 1301

Publication Details

Published: Mornings Monday - Saturday
Page size: 54cm x 10col
Average Net Circulation*: 10,816
Readership**: Average Issue 22,000
Weekly Coverage 39,000

* Audit Bureau of Circulation to December 2014
** Nielsen Consumer & Media Insights Q1 2014 - Q4 2014  All 15+