Girlfriend is New Zealand’s number one read teen magazine. It’s independent, smart, challenging, a little bit naughty and pretty damn cool. Girlfriend is the magazine girls seek out to guide them through all things teen, whether they’re into fashion, beauty, celebs, true teen stories or just advice about life.
Girlfriend is confident, fun, loud, and pretty. She’s the leader, the kind of girl that every teenager wants to be. Girlfriend understands the importance of youth culture and gives it a home.
No girl can get by without her Girlfriend.
Girlfriend gives advertisers a way-in to a carefully targeted, highly engaged youth audience. GF readers look to their magazine every month for trustworthy, sensitive, solution-based advice on a diverse range of topics relevant to them.
Inside Every Issue
- up front - a directory of all that is quirky, cool, and now for teen - fashion and beauty, celeb goss, latest movies, books and music.
- Girlfriend gets real- real true stories - Girlfriend readers’ triumphs and hardships.
- Guru - mental and physical health and wellbeing, from a teen perspective.
- Good Advice - sex, body and life matters. Actual reader questions answered by experts.
- Boyfriend - a whole section dedicated to all things boys! What teenage girl doesn’t have a crush? All the advice girls need to communicate with the opposite sex – with some cute pics of celeb boys thrown in!
- Front row - international and local celebrity interviews, reviews and of course our ever-popular posters.
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Today’s teenagers experiment with fashion, make-up and music as their sense of identity evolves.
They live a high-tech life – listening to music on their iPods, watching DVDs, downloading apps on their smartphones or iPads, and staying in touch with each other at all times via txt, Facebook and Skype.
The magazine alone reaches 33% of all New Zealand girls aged 10-19 years.
They are into fashion, beauty and cosmetics, they enjoy shopping, and taking care of their appearance, and like to keep up with the latest trends and wear clothes that will get them noticed.
% of readers
TOP LINE DEMOGRAPHICS
|Top 3 Socios||46.41%|
|Top 3 Occupations||1.31%|
% of readers
|Lifestage One – Dependent Children||56.21%|
|Lifestage Two – Independent Young Adults||24.84%|
|Lifestage Three – Adults with Young Families||11.11%|
|Lifestage Four – Adults with Older Children||5.88%|
|Lifestage Five – Empty Nesters||1.96%|
|Household Income $80,000+||28.76%|
|Mortgage Free Home Owners||2.61%|
% of readers
|Get beauty ideas from celebrities||378||18.97%|
|Like to keep up with latest fashion||227||31.73%|
|Going shopping is a favourite pastime||225||36.26%|
|I have to have the latest gadgets||223||28.91%|
|I play a lot of sport||212||28.46%|
|I spend lots of money on clothes||206||16.14%|