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Whakatane Beacon (Independent)

The Whakatane Beacon is in its 81st year of operation under independent management, and continues to be innovative with services to readers and advertisers. In the 2018 and 2019 NZ Community Newspaper Awards (presented 2019 and 2020), it took out the award for Best Community Newspaper and also Best Community Newspaper in the 2019 and 2020 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 throughout the Eastern Bay.

Publication Details

  • Owned By: The Beacon Printing and Publishing Company Ltd
  • Published: Weds & Fri Morning
  • Page Size: 366mm H x 254mm W

Contact Details

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