If you have any questions about Radio Advertising Specifications, please email

Alternatively, to talk with someone at NZME. Radio, please contact your local office, details here.


The New Zealand Herald, Weekend Herald, Herald on Sunday, NZME. Local Network Newspapers, and their inserted magazines mainly operate a modular ad system.

Modular advertising is a term used to describe ads that are based on standard fixed sizes and shapes rather than variable columns and centimetres.

Compact, Square Compact and Broadsheet pages are divided into modules, a Compact Page measuring 8x8 modules, a Square Compact 6x6 modules and a Broadsheet page 12x12.

Classified advertising in products such as HeraldHomes, Driven and HeraldJobs can be booked on a column centimetre or per line basis.

Press Ready Material is to be sent to      

Digital - Online Ad Units

NZME. Digital offers functional and well-positioned online advertising on its sites. If you would like to explore any options outside of what is on offer, please contact your account manager. Questions regarding digital advertising material may be directed to

  • Maximum file sizes apply to creative loaded into third party redirects.
  • Creative files must be included with third party tags.
  • Standard creative is due to three working days before the ad is to go live.
  • Rich media is due five days before the ad is due to go live.
  • Please supply a click-through URL for your ads.
  • Backup .gifs/.jpgs are required for devices that do not support flash.
* Please note that with the recent announcement from google that they will no longer support flash creative, we recommend that all animated creative be supplied as HTML 5.  All digital ads running as flash will be automatically paused as default across all NZME. online properties

Please see our HTML 5 specs for further info

Digital - Apps/Mobile

Digital - Video Ads

Digital - HTML5

Digital - Flash Requirements