The Bay of Plenty Times is the leading newspaper in Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty region. Headquartered in Tauranga New Zealand, the newspaper has a circulation of 20,000 homes. Bay of Plenty Times has over 100 full-time staff from journalists to photographers. The paper has a daily readership of 44,000 and was first printed in 1872.
The organisation is run by APN News and Media and also publishes local community papers the Katikati Advertiser, Waihi Leader, Coastal News, Bay News and Te Puke Times. The paper covers community news from Tauranga city, local events and international headlines. You can view most stories on the website as well as the daily print edition.
Bay of Plenty Times Contact Details
If you need to contact the paper we have provided their main contact details below. If you have a news story or tip off you can also contact the paper and speak to a reporter at the news desk hotline number: (07) 577 3154
Main Phone: (07) 577 7770
Advertising: (07) 577 3157
Classifieds: (07) 577 7750
Subscriptions: (07) 577 7757
Bay of Plenty Times Death Notices
Death Notices for Bay of Plenty residents are printed each day in the paper. These memorial notices are placed by relatives and often give details of the funeral. Obituaries are also often written for passing local residents of note. Unfortunately Bay of Plenty Times Death notices are not available online, only in print.
Placing a Classified Ad
Classified ads are a great way to promote your service to the local community. Local service businesses like plumbers and electricians traditionally are repeat advertisers for local business. Tauranga Accommodation providers are also frequent advertisers in the paper.
Classifieds cover Bay of Plenty Time Jobs Listings so if you are a looking for a job, or looking to list a job then the paper is a great place to do this. Classifieds are also used by residents to sell furniture, lost pets, list local events, and other community notices. You can place a classified ad over the phone by calling (07) 577 7750
The paper publishes 6 days per week. this covers each weekday and also a Saturday edition. Advertising for both the daily or the weekend papers is available. Rates vary depending on your spend and whether you also what to appear on the bay of plenty times website. APN News also publishes the Herald so if you are looking for national exposure then this option is available also. To learn more about the paper and read online stories visit: www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz