New Idea

“Our readers have told us that they love their weekly fix of celebrity, food, lifestyle, beauty and fashion.

Our editorial team is highly experienced and dedicated to providing the best and most current content, which is reflected in the loyalty our readers have to New Idea.

New Idea also features the best in family and lifestyle content every week. From fabulous food, with our 16-page recipe pull-out, to expert home interior ideas, parenting advice, health, and top travel tips.

Plus, the wit and wisdom of celebrity columnists Jesse Mulligan and Stacey Morrison, and Nene King’s famously straight-talking advice column, New Idea offers a unique take on celebrity and lifestyle, perfectly tailored for Kiwi women.” 

Jacqui Loates-Haver, New Idea Editor


New Idea - Your Fresh Celebrity Fix, is one of New Zealand’s favourite women’s magazines, brimming with all the latest celebrity news and gossip, from here in New Zealand and around the globe.

Inside New Idea magazine, and on, everything is focused through the lens of celebrity – star shots, celebs looking glamorous; extraordinary people doing ordinary things, celebs with their families, fashion and beauty with a celebrity twist – how to dress like stars – plus big exclusives, compelling articles, hot gossip and a few laughs.

New Idea gives readers an 'in' into celebrity life and all the glitz, glamour and excitement that comes with it. They get to borrow a bit of their sheen, try on celebs’ lives for size, and enjoy a backstage pass to the stories behind the headlines.

Every week New Idea also brings readers fresh, contemporary, aspirational food and recipes, on-trend fashion and beauty, inspirational health and wellbeing, plus favourite columnists including Jesse Mulligan, Stacey Morrison, Nene King and more. Because we love celebrities just as much as our readers do.

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New Idea includes

•    International and local celebrity interviews
•    Fashion
•    Beauty
•    Health
•    16 page lift-out food booklet every week
•    StarWatch
•    Parenting with Angela Mollard
•    Slice of life columnists Jesse Mulligan and Stacey Morrison
•    Homes with Loz Heaphy
•    Agony Aunt – Nene King’s larger than life advice on anything.


Source: Nielsen CMI Fused Q2 14 - Q1 15 April, Circ; ABC 12 Months to 31/03/2015

"New Idea gives readers an 'in' into celebrity life and all the glitz, glamour and excitement that comes with it."

Weekly Print Readership






Time spent reading per issue

40 Minutes