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In 2019 John Wilpers was the international speaker at the MPA conference. At that time John was a publishing consultant and the co-editor of the FIPP Publishing Innovation booklet. He has now joined a new consulting practice called Katahdin and has made an offer exclusive to the NZ MPA for some one on one publisher consulting sessions. The initial consultation is at NO COST to MPA members.

Back to retail?

28 November

The start of a new era? As Kiwis feel the full force of record inflation, declining economic confidence, and a threatening recession, we see online spending on physical goods fall for the second quarter in a row. Online spending is now below where it was two years ago. At the same time, in-store spending on retail goods has seen a significant increase compared to the same quarter last year. Are we seeing shoppers switch back from online to physical shopping and, if so, what will that mean for where online shopping ends up in 2022?

The 2022 Awards were presented on 19 October 2022. At last a chance to celebrate with colleagues and rivals after two years of lockdowns.

Congratulations to all our 2021 Webstar Magazine Media Award winners!   In a year that was once again disrupted by the pandemic, the strength and innovative skill of our industry shone through....

The MPA has spent a lot of time in the past two years trying to find an environmentally sound waterproof wrap for our members’ subscriber copies. Our aim is to locate and share, the best possible solution.

Courier deliveries are swamped as locked-down Aucklanders are forced to do most of their shopping online. We asked Matt Geor of NZ Post what that might mean for mag subscription delivery.