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New Australian Women's Weekly NZ Editor Announced



14 DECEMBER, 2016

Bauer Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Michele Crawshaw as Editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly NZ magazine.

Michele started her career as a newspaper journalist and quickly rose through the ranks until finding her passion in magazines. Michele has had 16 years’ experience as an award-winning magazine editor of both market leading newsstand and newspaper inserted magazines, including Woman’s Day, Viva and Canvas.

On the appointment, Publisher Brendon Hill said, “We are delighted to have Michele join our stellar team of 24 highly accomplished magazine and digital editors here at Bauer. She brings a journalism pedigree second to none and will continue to drive the team forward in telling stories that matter to New Zealand women, and growing the brand on its expanding list of delivery platforms.”

“I’m thrilled to be joining the talented team at The Australian Women's Weekly NZ and to be working for New Zealand’s premier publishing company,” said Michele.

The Australian Women’s Weekly NZ is everything I love in a magazine – quality journalism, with stories and issues that matter to women, as well as outstanding lifestyle content. It has a proud heritage and an important role in New Zealand’s magazine industry. I can’t wait to deliver more great stories for our readers.”

Michele’s appointment comes at a time of rapid growth for Bauer, with its recent launches of PaperBoy, Nadia and MissFQ magazines; the acquisition and re-launch of Food magazine, and the launch of websites and

The Australian Women’s Weekly NZ edition is celebrating eight decades as New Zealand’s premier monthly magazine; it is the number one read and sold monthly newsstand magazine. The magazine entertains, it informs, it is contemporary and relevant to New Zealand women today with experts in every field (fashion, beauty, health, home, craft, gardening, cooking), combined with current affairs and profiles that matter.

About Bauer Media New Zealand:

Bauer Media New Zealand Consumer publishes 19 magazines, selling more than 14 million copies each year. They include some of the longest-running and most successful mastheads, such as the country’s most read newsstand magazine, New Zealand Woman’s Weekly, Woman’s Day NZ, NZ Listener, and the highest-selling monthly magazine, The Australian Women’s Weekly NZ.

Bauer delivers premium titles and audiences through Nadia, NEXT, North & South, Fashion Quarterly, Simply You Style and Living, Metro, HOME, Your Home & Garden, Good Health Choices, Taste and Food.

Integral to the company’s success are vibrant, information-packed websites, mobile apps and social media platforms. BauerWorks leads the way in creating branded cross-platform editorial content for major clients including Air New Zealand via Kia Ora magazine, and Ziera magologues.

The Property Press Division encompasses printed real estate publications and the Property Press website. There are 14 editions of Property Press, eleven published weekly and three published fortnightly, with 14.5 million copies printed per year and a readership of 742,000 per week.

The Bauer Trader portfolio consists of four industry-specific market leading magazines and five websites, including its flagship, Their content is a balance of classified and corporate advertising, coupled with a high standard of editorial content. Our magazines and websites are specifically aimed at serious buyers and sellers.

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