Welcome to The Wairoa Star online edition

The Wairoa Star is an independent community newspaper offering local news, views and interviews. The Wairoa Star is a paid for publication and is published twice weekly on a Tuesday and Thursday morning.

The paper is read nationally and internationally by our on-line subscribers with many of them being former Wairoa residents wanting a taste of home.

The on-line edition offers readers the original layout with photographs, graphics and advertising. To subscribe to the The Wairoa Star online edition please visit the subscription section. For an example of the online edition try our demo page.

We also offer free access to each edition’s front page, and the births and deaths pages

All on-line pages will be made available after 11am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Anyone who would like a copy of The Wairoa Star delivered to their Wairoa home or posted out of town should call us on 06 838 7194.

Over the years, The Wairoa Star has won five sections in the circulation category of up to 7,500 in the New Zealand Community Newspaper Association Independent Better Newspapers competition. Check out our awards section for more information.

We have also introduced an online photo ordering service. Please see our Photos section for further details.