Gap widens between top NZ news sites

Latest data from Neilsen show that Stuff.co.nz/news has extended its lead in the General News category with growth of 29 per cent in the number of NZ-based average daily unique browsers when compared to the same category ranking a year ago. The Wellington-based site, owned by Fairfax, now enjoys a lead of 48 per cent […]

Top-of-mind websites in New Zealand

Ask a New Zealander to name a website domain name, and here’s what you get. Trademe.co.nz, the country’s most-visited website, is the domain most often mentioned by Kiwis, followed by facebook.com, google.com, stuff.co.nz and nzherald.co.nz. The information comes from the Colmar Brunton survey Internet Domain Names in New Zealand, commissioned by the New Zealand Domain […]

Stuff.co.nz extends lead in NZ-based visitors

The news section of Fairfax’s stuff.co.nz news website extended its lead over the news section at APN’s nzherald.co.nz in July, according to data released today by Nielsen. Yahooxtra.co.nz was in third place. Average daily unique visitors at stuff.co.nz were 16.4 per cent higher in July than in January. All figures are based on NZ domestic […]

On being a king of curation

Once upon a time I was a reporter, then an editor. Now I’m a curator, part of a growing industry that tries to help people find their way through the flood of news and information. Today, I got my 15 minutes of fame, when Steve Rosenbaum, author of Curation Nation, bestowed his “Curation King” award […]