NZME. News Service

Welcome to the NZME. News Service homepage.

It contains background information and helps you make contact with our journalists. Like our service it’s about providing relevant information fast - a victory for substance over style.

NZME. News Service supplies NZME.’s daily, Sunday and community papers.

Key clients include The New Zealand Herald, Herald on Sunday, Hawke’s Bay Today, Bay of Plenty Times, Northern Advocate, Rotorua Daily Post, Wanganui Chronicle and the Wairarapa Times-Age.

The feed also goes to national and regional websites, including

(Significant NZME. communities in the network include Hamilton News, Stratford Press, Manawatu Guardian and the Northland Age (Kaitaia).

NZME’s independent partners are the Otago Daily Times, Ashburton Guardian, Oamaru Mail, Gisborne Herald, Greymouth Star, Westport News, and their associated community titles.

NZME. News Service (formerly APNZ) was set up following the closure of NZPA, a source of news and information to New Zealand for more than 130 years.

It has three major roles: to generate exclusive copy, to share copy generated by subscribers and to help provide a coordinated response to breaking news events.

Dedicated teams in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch deliver stories and images across print, digital and mobile platforms, seven days a week.

Our staff work closely with journalists at NZME. papers and websites and their independent partners to create a "newsroom of 400".

NZME. Is New Zealand’s newsroom, reaching more than 2.3 million readers a week – fast.

The service provides extensive sports coverage and specialist financial content, including a feed from BusinessDesk.

Clients receive a comprehensive package from leading Australian news service AAP, including international news from AFP and the UK Press Association. Clients also have foreign news links with agencies including AP and Reuters.

The service is based at NZME’s headquarters on Albert St, Auckland.

For more information, contact please click here to contact our staff