Nielsen has released its latest National Readership Survey to reveal New Zealand's top 10 magazines according to readership. And while AA Directions remains well ahead of its competitors, New Zealand Geographic's digital drive has grown its print readership enough to see it make the list for the first time.
There's a changing of the guard at Kowhai Media as long-time editor of New Zealand Geographic James Frankham steps down and deputy editor Rebekah White takes over. Note: Frankham will remain at New Zealand Geographic as publisher and photo editor.
New Zealand Geographic and NHNZ (formerly Natural History New Zealand) have formalised a partnership with the launch of a new digital platform and online streaming service. The new site, www.nzgeo.com, contains thousands of stories and 10,000 images from the 25-year archive of New Zealand Geographc magazine alongside 160 hours of natural history and documentary programming from NHNZ. We chat to New Zealand Geographic editor and publisher James Frankham about the strategy behind this move.
There are plenty of harrowing numbers facing the magazine industry at the moment. But, as the proponents say, magazines are more than just paper. And New Zealand Geographic's Photographer of the Year is a case in point. PLUS: a gallery of the winners.
The winners of the New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year competition were named in an awards ceremony at the Auckland Museum last week and Bruce Mercer, a Cambridge-based photographer, took out the coveted photographer of the year award, as well as the photo story category, for images taken after the MV Rena ran aground on Astrolabe Reef in the Bay of Plenty on 5 October last year.
It is out with the old, and in with the new, in another exciting installment of "Who Goes Where?" TV3 loses feisty reporter Mihi Forbes to Maori TV, VENA NZ snaffles Grant Hyland from VIM, all the news from Fuse, NZ Geographic gets taken over internally - ouchies, a large benign growth in Traffic leads to Parnell relocation, viva la VivaKi, Botica Butler Raudon PR joins the Oriella stable, and this year's new black - please welcome Tangerine Tango, soon to be seen everywhere.
Rate yourself as a bit of a photographer? Then get your favourite snaps in front of the judges for the New Zealand Geographic photographer of the year competition and you could be the envy of all your camera-wielding friends.