Chinese New Zealand Herald is a newspaper in Chinese that caters to the Chinese speaking people in New Zealand.

Media assets

Chinese New Zealand Herald

Ownership and governance

Chinese New Zealand Herald is co-owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME), a privately owned media company in New Zealand, and China News Service, a state-owned media company in China, which has an important say in the editorial coverage of the newspaper, according to local experts and journalists.

Source of funding & budget

No recent financial data about the Chinese New Zealand Herald could be found, hence no evidence of funding from the Chinese government was identified.

Editorial independence

The content in Chinese New Zealand Herald is crafted to serve as propaganda for the Chinese government, according to local experts and journalists.

No statute establishing Chinese New Zealand Herald’s editorial independence has been identified. No independent assessment/oversight mechanism to validate Chinese New Zealand Herald’s editorial independence has been identified either.

July 2022

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