SunLive viewers skyrocket

Posted at 8:04am Wednesday 10 Jan, 2018

SunLive's readership is growning every year.

SunLive readers, thanks a million!  Your loyal support means SunLive News is celebrating a record-breaking start to 2018, after surpassing the million hits a week milestone. 

According to Nielsen statistics for most read online newspapers and magazines, SunLive achieved almost 1.5 million page impressions last week to sit in third place for the most page views in New Zealand.

The record breaking 1,498,673 for total traffic put the locally owned and operated news site ahead of the Otago Daily Times on 1,205,207 page impressions and only behind and

Another record breaking audience result consolidates SunLive's position as a leading free online news website that appeals to not only readers in the Bay of Plenty but people across the world seeking the most up-to-date information from the region.

To stay up to date with local and national news on SunLive, download the app, like us on Facebook, join the site for free breaking news alerts and updates, at home, holiday, work or mobile.

SunMedia general manager Jay Burston says's success is due to the hard work put in by a dedicated team of journalists and photographers who work to provide up to date news 24 hours a day.

Our biggest goal at the SunLive newsroom at No.1 The Strand is to get fast, accurate information on events affecting our readers as it happens.

Through our email-delivered ‘breaking news' and road update service we can keep readers informed of all the latest events around the region.

Our midday email news bulletins also provide all the latest news each day – providing timely and free news daily.

“As a locally owned news service we have a team of dedicated reporters who work and live in the community, understand what is important to our readers, and have an interest in providing the most transparent and accurate information to that community.

“But we also rely on our readers to tell us what is important to them.”

Let us know what is happening in the community.

Call your news tips into 0800 SUNLIVE, sign up to our breaking news service here, follow us on Twitter, @sunlive_nz, like us on Facebook, or email us your photos and video to



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SunLive viewers skyrocketed

Posted on 10-01-2018 13:42 | By Val.M

Great news SunLive. You are great at keeping us up to date and reporting events in our area as they happen! Keep up the good work- we leave it. Thanks a million!

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