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Whakatane Beacon (Independent)

The Whakatane Beacon is in its 80th year of operation under independent management, and continues to be innovative with services to readers and advertisers. In the 2018 NZ Community Newspaper Awards (presented 2019), it took out the award for Best Community Newspaper and also Best Community Newspaper in the 2019 Voyager Media Awards. The newspaper has also been a leader in setting up and developing its news website, with updates improving overall format. The Beacon has a loyal following of community minded readers.

Publication Details

  • Owned By: Whakatane Beacon Ltd
  • Published: Tues, Weds & Fri Morning
  • Page Size: 366mmH x 254mmW

Contact Details

  • Advertising Manager: Robyn McLeod
  • Address: 32 Pyne Street, PO Box 243, Whakatane
  • Phone: Tel:+6473088129