essence magazine South Canterbury is an attractive, full-colour A3 publication that follows the success of essence magazine North Canterbury which has been in circulation since September 2003 and essence magazine Mid Canterbury which was launched in December 2007.

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 your business. Ad design and layout of the magazine are all done in our Stafford Street office.


18,700 copies are printed monthly and delivered free to residential and rural addresses throughout South Canterbury.


The offices of essence magazine South Canterbury Ltd and
the publishing team are located at 22 Chapel Street, Timaru.