Advertising Information

 Advertising Rates for our newspaper (all in full colour)


Normal run of paper (retail)
casual one off
$6.50 col cm
National (commission bearing) $7.32 col cm


Contract rates, annual centimetres

200-499 $5.67 col cm
500-1000 $5.20 col cm
1001-2000 $4.75 col cm
2001-4000 $4.45 col cm
4001-5000 $4.14 col cm


Trade and Service insertion

6cm by 1 column Ads $17 each week

(3 month contract)


Classified display

Ad with a border  $6.10 col cm
National (commission bearing) $7.32 col cm
Line Listing – Words only, no border $10 for 10 words then $0.25 for each subsequent word


Proofs are sent via email. If we receive no reply we must then assume that the advertisement is cleared to be published.

All prices quoted exclude GST. Full colour FREE.

Contact us
or call  (03) 544 9037.

Advertising Mechanical Details


Deadlines: Booking Thursday prior to publication.

Copy arrival: Friday 12 noon prior.

Publication Day: Wednesday (Waimea Weekly)



Page size: 37cm deep by 26.3 wide

Column Widths:

1 column 35 mm
2 columns 73 mm
3 columns 111 mm
4 columns 149 mm
5 columns 187 mm
6 columns 225 mm
7 columns 263 mm

Page Height: 370 mm

Resolution: 200 dpi

Colour to be CMYK

Document Format: Editorial to come as Rich Text Format in Microsoft Word or in the body of an email.



Material to be sent to