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Newspaper readership, 2011–13

Newspaper readership, 2011–13

This graph shows readership figures for 2011–12 and 2012–13 for the print versions of New Zealand's five biggest daily newspapers. All saw a decrease in numbers, and the Sunday papers showed a similar decline over this period. However, these figures are still higher than for most comparable countries, and suggest that a high proportion of New Zealanders maintained an interest in reading their local paper.

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Source: Nielsen, Consumer and media insights: year on year comparatives Q3 2012 - Q2 2013 (2013).

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Mark Derby, 'Newspapers - The future of New Zealand newspapers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014