essence is an attractive, full-colour A3 publication of Impact Publicity Ltd, which has been in circulationsince September 2003.

essence magazine has acquired a reputation as an entertaining and interesting read with special emphasis placed on the people, the businesses and the community in each unique area.


The editorial focus and general content of essence magazine is positive and inspirational. Advertising is seen as an integral part of the magazine and we are dedicated to effectively and passionately promoting our advertisers businesses.
Ad design and layout of the magazine are all done in our High Street office.


21,750 copies delivered free to residential and rural delivery addresses throughout North Canterbury. Additional copies are distributed between Kaiapoi and Rangiora businesses, the Cust Service Centre, Waikuku Store and cafes and restaurants throughout our distribution area.


The registered offices of Impact Publicity 2005 Ltd and the essence publishing team are located at 113a High Street, Rangiora.

Additional Publications

  • Essence Magazine – Mid Canterbury 16,500
  • Essence Magazine – South Canterbury 20,000