Free audio stream, including stories that are padlocked on our site. Listen on any device, anywhere. Updated twice daily. The audio stream takes several seconds to start on Android devices.Launch Radio player
The New Zealand Herald is heading for a new look.
Format changes are in the pipeline, which include a possible shift to compact, or tabloid, size.
The paper’s media writer, John Drinnan, reports the proposed redesign is part of a wide-ranging review to meet challenges facing the newspaper industry.
They include a 7% decline in newspaper sector revenue globally last year and big changes in in media consumption habits.
Former Herald editor-in-chief Gavin Ellis told Mr Drinnan that the tabloid size "is a plus in terms of being much easier to handle - women in particular find them easier to handle".
In August, Herald publisher APN wrote-down the value of the newspaper by 20%, a reflection of a tough advertising and circulation market for the print edition.
Yesterday APN was embroiled in fresh controversy as Paul Connolly, a director of its Irish parent company Independent News, alleged payments to departing chief executive Gavin O’Reilly were unlawful.
This article is tagged with the following keywords. Find out more about MyNBR Tags
- OPINION: More than you bargained for: Corporate acquisitions carry a new cyber-threat
- Metro Glass eight-month profit beats prospectus forecast, sales miss target
- Reserve Bank to press ahead with plans to carve out property investment lending
- CPA Australia takes defamation case against rival accounting body NZICA
- Wool prices hold at elevated levels as volumes decline