The Bay of Plenty Times, bayofplentytimes.co.nz and their associated publications are the driving forces behind the Western Bay of Plenty’s premier multimedia publishing business. The newspaper and website bring readers the best and most up-to-date local news, sport and features, local community news, as well as the best of national and world news, business and rural, property and entertainment. They are also leaders in providing a platform for local advertising.
The Bay of Plenty Times Weekend has major coverage of local news and opinion, including high-profile Bay columnists, obituaries, world section, sports, business, employment and classified advertising, and a local features section that gives readers the inside story on important issues. A section is also devoted to property and commercial. The Bay of Plenty Times Weekend also features a pull-out magazine, titled Indulge, which focuses on lifestyle, food, fashion, beauty, people, the local social scene as well as television and entertainment.
The Bay of Plenty Times was awarded Newspaper of the Year (up to 30,000 circulation) at the 2012 and 2013 Canon Media Awards.
Distribution is to the Bay of Plenty and surrounds; Monday to Saturday in the morning.
In addition to the print publication, bayofplentytimes.co.nz provides a digital presence for the region - find out more here.