Star Media's weekly Bay Harbour News tells the stories of and for locals living anywhere between Brookhaven and Akaroa.

Copies 11,000
Published Weekly
Day Wednesdays
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All about the bays

The thriving “Bay Harbour” community of Brookhaven to Akaroa connect with their local newspaper every Wednesday. Editorially led with local stories and campaigns, the paper is the voice of the community.

Every issue is full of local news, business, entertainment, sport, food, fashion, health, puzzles, travel, school news, property, classifieds, gardening, motoring, home and more.


The hyper-local content of the Bay Harbour News means the newspaper’s engagement with readers simply continues to grow.

More than 11,000 copies of the Bay Harbour News are delivered into 10 key areas of Canterbury, including Brookhaven, Heathcote, Ferrymead, Mt. Pleasant, Redcliffs, Sumner, Lyttelton, Diamond Harbour, Governors Bay and Akaroa.

Every Wednesday, copies are home delivered and also available at prominent retail outlets across the area.

The digital edition of the Bay Harbour News can also be accessed online 24/7 at Every edition of the paper can be read online for free. Content is also shared on Rise Up Christchurch.


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Star Media reaches Christchurch, Canterbury and New Zealand audiences every day. The diversified media company is one of New Zealand’s largest independent media companies and prides itself on delivering successful multi-platform marketing solutions.