The Beacon offers our readers quality reporting and articles on general news, motoring, farming, business, entertainment and sport. It has won Community Newspaper of the Year two years running at both the Voyager Media Awards and Community Newspaper Association awards.

The Beacon Media group offer a total advertising solution across both print and digital platforms. Each week we showcase our advertisers in our twice-weekly print publications and our 24/7 digital newspaper and Eastern Bay App. Three great mediums that together deliver superior results for advertisers.

The Beacon is produced as a paid tabloid newspaper and is published weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays. It is delivered in the Eastern Bay to Whakatane, Ohope, Edgecumbe, Matata, Kawerau and Opotiki and is also available online. 

Also, inside every Friday edition is a Real Estate guide providing a comprehensive showcase of properties for sale in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.


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32 Pyne Street, Whakatane, 3120 Bay of Plenty

(07) 308 8129

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