Waihi Leader / Coastal News

Waihi Leader / Coastal News is a weekly newspaper, well-loved by its community in Waihi, Waihi Beach & Whangamata.

Nestled between Hauraki and Western Bay of Plenty districts, this historic mining town never runs short of great, local stories.

Our editorial coverage extends from the beach to the gorges with one motto: To give the voice back to its diverse community. 

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Consumer Perception

Waihi Leader presents a very diverse readership profile, with readers of all ages engaging with the Leader. A significant proportion of its readers are main household shoppers.

"We always celebrate the positives within our community – the wins, the achievements."