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October 2007 saw more than 2 million New Zealanders at home and abroad visit to get the latest news and views, an unprecedented monthly record for the site.

On average readers spent over 902,000 hours reading the most up-to-date local and international news. The Rugby World Cup also attracted thousands of readers who were looking for the latest results, opinions and photos.

Jeremy Rees, editor of says: “October was a fantastic month for nzherald and we saw more than 45 million pages viewed. We knew that the Rugby World Cup would generate a lot of interest, but were amazed at the popularity of the ‘Your Views’ debate about why the All Blacks failed in their Rugby World Cup bid. With more than 1,000 pages of opinions and comments it really showed our readers desire to be involved in the debates of the day.”


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