Distributed to every home in Christchurch, The Star is a metro newspaper publishing news, feature, sports and entertainment content to readers.

Since 1868
Circulation 92,000
Published Weekly
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All about Christchurch

The Star is a thriving, free metropolitan newspaper and one of the country’s largest by circulation. Editorially led with hard-hitting local stories and campaigns, the paper is for locals.

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

Be in The Star

Reader loyalty and strong, local identity give advertisers in The Star an advantage, as they can share in this emotional connection and engagement.

More than 92,000 copies of The Star are delivered into Christchurch every Thursday, giving your business the saturation, and most importantly the results, you need. Copies are home delivered and also available at prominent retail outlets across the city.

The digital edition of The Star can also be accessed online 24/7 at starnews.co.nz. Every edition of the paper can be read online for free.

Star Media can also produce innovative campaigns combining The Star with other print, social media and digital platforms. Content is also shared on Rise Up Christchurch.

Advertise in The Star now!

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.