The Waikato Times is the top newspaper publication for Hamilton and the Waikato Region. First published in 1872, the paper is now owned by by Fairfax Media New Zealand.
Waikato Times Death Notices
The Waikato Times publishes notices on the passing of local residents. The Times is the only source of death notices in Hamilton New Zealand, and the greater Waikato. Death notices often give details of funerals and memorial services. These obituaries are placed in the paper by relatives. You can view family notices online here, and you can also purchase a physical newspaper from any local convenience store. The paper is available 6 days a week, including a Saturday Edition.
Contact Details for the Newspaper
|General Enquiries: (07) 849 6180
Classifieds: 0800 800 373
Subscriptions: 0800 806 180
Do you have a breaking news story or a tip-off? Then contact a reporter to let them know on (07) 849 9666, or after hours call the main line on (07) 849 6180. You can even send them photos and video at the email above.
Waikato Times Online
The majority of daily Waikato Times stories can also be read on their website. Stuff.co.nz is the group website for all Fairfax Media local newspapers around the country. Stuff Waikato Times blends local Hamilton stories with national and international headlines to give a compelling read.
The online section also features extra stories written by journalists solely for the website. These columns include light-hearted witty blogs and also in-depth investigations.
Waikato Times Classifieds
To place a classified ad call: 0800 800 373, or go to AdStuff.co.nz
The Waikato Times Classifieds are a popular segment of the paper. You can browse the ads 6 days a week. Classifieds are a great way to list your garage sale, find a flatmate, sell a business, advertise a job, advertise Hamilton accommodation or one hundred other ideas. The paper is published 6 times weekly so there is always a new opportunity to place an ad if you miss a deadline. You can find out more information on classified ad deadlines here
Advertising is a cost effective way to reach your local market, great for local businesses in the community. If you require exposure for your business then the Fairfax newspaper network and their online sites provide one of the largest audiences to get your message to. You can find information on print and online advertising thru the Fairfax Ad Centre. Fairfax also own the TradeMe website.
Waikato Times Website: http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times
The Waikato Times paper has a daily readership of 109,000. Circulation to houses is around 41,000. Printed in Hamilton, the paper is distributed around the entire Waikato region. There are also 11 local community papers in the region under the Waikato Times umbrella.