NZ Herald claims big spikes

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AUCKLAND, Today: The NZ Herald reports that number of its daily website sessions has been consistently above 3 million since the lockdown started, with more than 3.7 million sessions on both Wednesday and Friday last week, and total page views on each of those days of more than 11 million.

The Herald had 1.4 million App launches on Wednesday, a 127% increase compared to July’s average.

NZME managing editor Shayne Currie said: “We are seeing big audience spikes at 1pm, with the announcement of latest cases and other developments, and other big spikes between 8am & 9am and 7pm & 8pm.


“Our journalists are working around the clock to bring New Zealanders trusted and reliable information.”

“The all show how Kiwis are turning to New Zealand’s biggest news website, nzherald.co.nz, in record numbers, relying on trusted, credible and in-depth analysis and coverage of the level-four Covid-19 lockdown.

“The NZ Herald is NZ’s biggest and most popular news website – a position it has held for the past 12 months. The site – the Voyager Website of the Year in 2020 and 2021 – also grew its monthly audience lead in July.

“Our journalists are working around the clock to bring New Zealanders trusted and reliable information.”


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