Waihi Leader

Waihi Leader is a weekly newspaper, well-loved by its community in Waihi and Waihi Beach.

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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The Waihi Beach area adds to the variety of news and community happenings, adding a different dimension. The Beach has a small population which trebles in size during summer.

With two District Councils within our 8,800 circulation area, there is always something important to be covered by the paper and we aim to keep our readers well-informed.

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."