Dedicated to food, health and wellness, this exciting weekly liftout is packed with inspiration, tips and tools for a better you.

Food plays a major focus; Bite is designed as a bible for busy people who love food and is full of ideas, recipes, tips and tricks.

An expert editorial team also offers ideas for pursuing healthier lifestyles – from guidance on relationships, family and parenting, to practical advice on balancing mind and body.

Each week Bite has a themed issue giving readers recipes, advice and tips on how get the most out of their week night meals. 

The best Bite content, ideas and inspiration can be found on – an exciting, innovative new multiplatform site that showcases New Zealand’s most trusted recipes, from the NZME. family of newspapers and magazines.

What does this mean for advertisers?

Beautifully styled with an accessible, contemporary design, Bite provides the perfect environment to target those all-important household decision makers concerned with the health and wellbeing of their families every week.

Reader Profile

Bite reaches over 220,000 readers each week, with an average household income over $100k.

More than half of Bite’s readers are the main household shopper, responsible for the day-to-day purchasing decisions of the household. Their main shopping days are Monday, Friday and Saturday but they are likely to buy something most days of the week. Bite is reaching these readers as they plan their weekly shop as well as tonight’s dinner.

Bite readers are often give advice or make recommendations to friends or family on which new foods to try, and they are more likely than the population to consider themselves a food connoisseur.






% of readers


Female 65.28%
Male 34.26%
Top 3 Socios 64.35%
Top 3 Occupations 22.22%


% of readers


Lifestage One – Dependent Children 3.24%
Lifestage Two – Independent Young Adults 11.11%
Lifestage Three – Adults with Young Families 13.43%
Lifestage Four – Adults with Older Children 17.13%
Lifestage Five – Empty Nesters 55.09%
Household Income $80,000+ 52.31%
Home Owners 68.52%
Mortgage Free Home Owners 40.74%



% of readers


I always check the country of origin before I buy 138 32.00%
I am in financially comfortable circumstances 134 44.00%
I would call myself a food connoisseur 127 14.00%
I love reading and trying new recipes 125 36.00%
I buy organic food whenever I can 120 21.00%
I like to use products that are scientifically proven 119 39.00%
Source: Nielsen CMI Q3 13 - Q2 14 AP10+




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