Is YouTube Monetized in New Zealand?

So you’re based in New Zealand and want to enable YouTube monetization on your channel. Is that possible?

YouTube monetization is available in New Zealand. As soon as your channel meets the monetization threshold and requirements, it will qualify to be accepted in the YouTube Partner Program. Once YouTube reviews and accept your application, your channel in New Zealand is monetized with Google AdSense.

How Much Does YouTube Pay For 1M Views In New Zealand?

The amount YouTube pays for views depends on the viewers’ country, your channel’s country, and your channel topic.

Also, different videos on your channel will have a different RPM (it depends on the videos’ subjects and main keywords).

That being said, most channels (based in New Zealand or otherwise) have a RPM of between $0.50 and $20.00, with an average of around $3.

Which means that your channel in New Zealand could earn between $500 and $20,000, with an average of $3,000 for 1 million views.

Can You Monetize YouTube Shorts in New Zealand?

Starting February 1, 2023 (source), you’ll be able to monetize YouTube Shorts in New Zealand. Views from Shorts will add to your regular video’s monetization.