New Idea

"There is nothing better during a busy week than to pick up New Idea.

Escape into the fascinating world of celebrities, read about your favourite TV shows, and be inspired - whether it's in the kitchen, in front of the mirror, or on your sneaky lunch-break shopping trip.

New Idea is the perfect way to start a week. We bring readers the latest in celeb style, intriguing pictures, the best exclusive stories, plus on-trend and affordable fashion and beauty straight from the red carpets and streets of Hollywood.

We also deliver the most tantalising, easy-to-make recipes in our 16-page pullout food special every week, and advice on your home, pets, travel, sex, destiny and more.

The whole team at New Idea loves nothing more than delivering the best, and is committed to giving our readers their freshest celebrity fix."

Caroline Botting, Editor, New Idea


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.

Download the 2015 New Idea Special Features Calendar here.


Source: Nielsen CMI Fused Q1 14 - Q4 14 December, Circ - ABC 12 Months to 30/9/14

"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