Advertise with Ponsonby News

Copy deadline for the September 2018 issue is Monday 20 August (published Friday 7 September)

September features: HOME RENOVATIONS + SPORT, FITNESS, HEALTH & BEAUTY + HOLIDAYS & TRAVEL

Taken from the 2013 Census…and from Nielsen Media.

Ponsonby people are 52% Female and 48% Male - the median age is 35.

Ponsonby people live in 11,040 dwellings across the Western Bays (Arch Hill, Freeman’s Bay, Grey Lynn, Herne Bay, Ponsonby, St Mary’s Bay and Westmere).

Ponsonby people have good household income - the median income is $121,555 per annum. 25% have a household income of $160,000.

Ponsonby people love their homes - 85% are home owners.

Ponsonby people are well educated - 70% have a University Qualification.

Ponsonby people are well travelled - 59% are planning a trip overseas within the next 12 months.

Our advertising rates are extremely good value and these haven't been increased since November 2010. These will be reviewed shortly.

Several people (not locals) have asked if they are able to advertise with us – given they are based outside Ponsonby. Being Ponsonby, we love strip shopping however we welcome all advertisers into the pages of Ponsonby News. 

New advertisers may be asked to prepay.

Forward Features 2018

FebruaryMaintaining Good Health + Valentine's Day (14 February) + Planning for Retirement.
MarchEuropean Influences in and around Ponsonby + Electric Transport - Bikes & Cars
AprilPlanning Special Events - Engagements - Weddings - Honeymoons - Holidays & Getaways
MayCafes, Restaurants, Bars, Venues – Including Dining Out, Wines, Coffee, Functions.
JuneMaintaining a Happy Healthy Sustainable Lifestyle
JulyArchitecture & Design + Good Living - Fitness, Health, Beauty, Plant Based, Vegetarian, Organic
AugustMOTORING & TRANSPORT - APARTMENT LIVING - JEWELLERY & ACCESSORIES
SeptemberHome Renovations + Sport, Fitness, Health & Beauty + Holidays & Travel
OctoberGardens & Outdoor Living + Home Renovations
NovemberChoosing Jewellery + Hair & Beauty + Preparing For Christmas & School Holidays
December/JanuaryCelebrating Christmas + Safety In The Sun

Rate Cards And Specifications

Premium First Third

Run of Paper

You can click on the price to enquire about it in the form below this table. Rates exclude GST.
Size Black & White Colour Width x Height Orientation
1/2 Page $825.00 $955.00 190mm x 130mm Landscape
1/2 Page $825.00 $955.00 93mm x 272mm Portrait
Full Page $1425.00 $1555.00 190mm x 272mm Portrait
Double Page $2565.00 $2935.00 420mm x 297mm Portrait
1/8 Page $235.00 $345.00 93mm x 60mm Landscape
1/4 Page $465.00 $565.00 93mm x 130mm Portrait
1/4 Page $465.00 $565.00 190mm x 60mm Landscape
1/3 Page $525.00 $635.00 190mm x 90mm Landscape
1/2 Page $685.00 $795.00 190mm x 130mm Landscape
1/2 Page $685.00 $795.00 93mm x 272mm Portrait
Full Page $1185.00 $1295.00 190mm x 272mm Portrait
Double Page $2135.00 $2445.00 420mm x 297mm Portrait

Double-page spread

Bleed - 426mm x 303mm
Trim - 420mm x 297mm
Image area - 190mm x 272mm (per page)
Gutter area - approx 4mm either side when glued

Full page

Bleed - 216mm x 303mm
Trim - 210mm x 297mm
Image area - 190mm x 272mm

Special positions

Inside front cover (full page) - $2,500.00; As a double-page spread - $4,500.00
Page 3 (full page) - $2,500.00
Outside back cover - $2,500.00

Any requested, or guaranteed positions are subject to a 20% premium.

Discounts

For advertising campaigns of six issues or more, advertisers receive their advertisements in full colour, but at the black & white rate.
Please note we do not pay advertising agencies commission on these rates.

Alchemy Media Advertising Terms and Conditions

If you're thinking of booking an ad with us, please have a read through our Advertising Terms & Conditions.

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Distribution Area

Publishing Dates 2018

FebruaryFriday, 2 February
MarchFriday, 2 March
AprilFriday, 6 April
MayFriday, 4 May
JuneFriday, 1 June
JulyFriday, 6 July
AugustFriday, 3 August
SeptemberFriday, 7 September
OctoberFriday, 5 October
NovemberFriday, 2 November
December/JanuaryFriday, 7 December

Production

New advertisers (or existing advertisers who supply new advertising copy) must supply a proof by post to PO Box 47-282, Ponsonby to show how their advertisement should print.

Advertising Copy/Artwork must be supplied as a 300 dpi PDF and will incur a $75+GST charge if it is not supplied as a PDF.

If you need us to produce your advertisement, we will need your logo, any photos and text to be emailed. We charge $70+GST per hour to design any size advertisement. If there are any minor alterations to any existing advertisements we charge $35+GST.

Deadlines

Our booking and material deadline is always the 20th of the month prior to publication, so please be on time, as any advertising material arriving after deadline may be subject to a 20% surcharge.

We publish on the first Friday of each month, excluding January.