WelCom monthly content and advertising deadlines, and distribution dates 2024 

WelCom 2024
(x 10 editions per year): 
Advertising deadlines, print-ready material due:  Issue date – delivered to Catholic parishes and schools for first Sunday of each month:
Monday 15 JanuarySunday 4 February
Monday 12 FebruarySunday 3 March
AprilMonday 18 MarchSunday 7 April
MayMonday 15 AprilSunday 5 May
June/July – combinedMonday 20 MaySunday 16 June
AugustMonday 15 JulySunday 4 August
SeptemberMonday 12 AugustSunday 1 September
OctoberMonday 16 SeptemberSunday 6 October
NovemberMonday 14 OctoberSunday 3 November
December/January – combinedMonday 11 November Sunday 1 December

For information about editorial content, news, articles, events etc, please contact WelCom at: welcom@wn.catholic.org.nz 

For information about advertising bookings, size, rates, finished/supplied artwork specifications etc, please contact WelCom at: welcomadvertisements@gmail.com

Download a copy of our 2024 Media Kit.

Submit an article

WelCom reports about Church, inter-Church, Catholic education, schools, parish, community and social justice news, issues, and events in Wellington and Palmerston North Catholic dioceses and wider. We invite readers to contribute stories from these two dioceses. 

Articles may be up to 300 words unless otherwise arranged with the editor. Content should include ‘who, what, when, where, why and how’ information about the subject. All articles received will be considered for publication and may be edited for length and clarity at the editor’s discretion. 

Please email contributions attached as a Word document, or pasted into an email message, with your contact name, address, and phone number included.

Please attach related photos to your email in original format (unedited) and as high-resolution files at least 1 MB in size – JPEG, TIFF, GIF or bitmap (BMP) – with names for a caption included.

Please send articles to the editor:

Annette Scullion
Ph: 04 496 1712
Catholic Centre 22–30 Hill Street,
PO Box 1937, Wellington 6140


Contact us to talk about your advertising options:

Rose Miller
Ph: 027 4800 209