Advertising in The Journal

The Wairarapa Journal is a fresh approach to advertising and marketing your brand and business in Wairarapa and surrounding regions.

Each beautiful new issue features interesting and effective ways to celebrate the wonderful Wairarapa… and it’s free!

Carefully curated content will give a very high level of engagement with a wide variety of readers – both locals and potential visitors to Wairarapa. The Wairarapa Journal is the ‘go to’ media for premium Wairarapa events and brands.


There is no better place to position your brand and business.


Our magazine is designed to be very well-read, its high production values coupled with beautiful design will extend the life of your advertising spend. Our social media platforms (Facebook and Instagram) are growing by the day and our website and seasonal e-news provide additional opportunities for your brand. The Online publication of the magazine further increases exposure.

Rest assured we will work exceptionally hard to promote and leverage your brand and business.


Key facts:

  • Frequency: every new season with issues out in November (Summer), February (Autumn), May (Winter) and August (Spring).
  • Cost of magazine: free
  • Circulation 7000+
  • Anticipated readership of the printed magazine 30,000+
  • Discerning and engaged audiences.
  • Distribution: throughout the Wairarapa, Wellington City and Region, Hutt Valley, Manawatu and Hawkes Bay. Distribution of the magazine includes Air New Zealand Koru lounges, Moore Wilson’s (Wellington and Masterton), Commonsense Organics (Lower Hutt), libraries, cafes and restaurants, selected hotels and retailers throughout the lower North Island.

Join Us!

We have a variety of options for advertising for big and small budgets. With everything from a buy local page for products and marketplace advertisement to larger scale ads and inserts – we’re happy to talk to you about your specific advertising requirements.

We’ll happily tailor an advertising package to suit your needs. Please contact Gretchen for more information.

You can also download a copy of the media kit here.