We pride ourselves on being the voice of our community, focusing on relevant issues affecting our readers.
We are proud of what we produce and know we always have an edge over other mediums in our region. We are unique and we remain true to our values.
We offer competitive advertising rates and we are the only newspaper delivered to Palmerston North, Ashhurst, Longburn and Feilding.
I would encourage you to pick up a copy each week and read all about what’s happening in our community"
Alecia Rousseau, Editor/Chief Reporter, Manawatu Guardian
The Manawatu Guardian is the dominant and most widely read community newspaper in the Manawatu region.
We have served our community for decades providing weekly coverage of what really matters.
We have grown substantially over the past three years and are heading in a promising direction. We are proud to offer a wide variety of news to our readers and hope to continue serving them for many years to come.
The Manawatu Guardian’s chief reporter was awarded junior reporter of the year (community) for 2013. We often cover breaking news in the region for our larger papers and distribute our copy to more than 38,000 homes every Thursday.
Source: Nielsen CMI Fused Q3 17 - Q2 18 Sept 2018 AP15+
"The Manawatu Guardian is the dominant and most widely read community newspaper in the Manawatu region."
Weekly Print Readership36,000