The Sunday Star-Times

The Sunday Star - Times, with a circulation of 202,500 copies ( 2008), the highest circulation Sunday and weekly newspaper in New Zealand. The newspaper is distributed nationwide and served while a readership of 657,000 readers (2008).


The Sunday Star - Times was founded in 1994 and was formed from the merger, by the resident in Wellington The Dominion Sunday Times and The Sunday Star, which was founded only eight years earlier in 1986 by Michael Bryant Forbes in Auckland. The Independent Newspapers Limited ( INL ), which had merged the two sheets, sold in 2003 their entire New Zealand newspapers for more than 1 billion NZ $ to Australian media company Fairfax Media Limited, which houses the Sunday Star - Times was.


The Sunday Star - Times, which still operates news bureaus in Wellington and Christchurch, except the main editorial office in Auckland, covers national and international issues and appears today in addition to numerous regional editions. The expenses can be divided into the seven categories of content, news, sports, Focus, Escape, SUNDAY magazine, Business and About Town (in Auckland ).


All sources of information and links in English

  • Sunday Star - Times - Fairfax Media Limited ( found on 16 January 2009)
  • Sunday Star - Times - Newspaper Advertising Bureau ( NAB ) (found on 16 January 2009)