Ranking Score Explained

Kia ora there, thanks for your interest in how we calculate an experience's ranking score. It's at the core of Rankers so I'm pleased you're curious.

The ranking score percentage is used to compare and sort experiences in ranking tables. It is not necessarily a direct measurement of the quality of a particular experience as rated by its customers. I've found it a useful tool to allow me to find the best experiences with confidence. But I've also found it important to read the customer reviews before making any final judgements!

We calculate an experience's ranking score using a multi-factor data model instead of a raw data average (mean). This model takes into account several important questions. For instance - is there a trusted body of reviews? What is the age of a review and is the review from a credible source?

Below you'll find details around some of the important factors that went into calculating the ranking score for Kiriwhakapapa Campsite.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.

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Kiriwhakapapa Campsite

Valid Reviews

14 Valid Reviews

The Kiriwhakapapa Campsite experience has a total of 14 valid reviews. There are no invalid reviews that are excluded from the calculation. Reviews can be excluded only when a reviewer is not verified or after an investigation by our team determines the reviewer is not genuine.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 14 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 3
21%
9/10 4
29%
8/10 2
14%
7/10 5
36%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

83.57% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kiriwhakapapa Campsite valid reviews is 83.57% and is based on 14 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.

Face-to-Face Reviews

5 Face-to-Face Reviews

The Rankers team meets with travellers while they’re in New Zealand and conducts face-to-face surveys. These reviews, in our opinion, are the most trusted in the industry and represent a critical control sample. To our knowledge, we are the only travel review website in the world that has gone to this extent.

More about face-to-face reviews

Within the 14 valid reviews, the experience has 5 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 5 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 2
40%
9/10 1
20%
8/10 0
0%
7/10 2
40%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

86.00% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Kiriwhakapapa Campsite face-to-face reviews is 86.00% and is based on 5 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

84.93%

Rankers calculates a weighted mean as a base average on which we can improve. Individual review's ratings are given a weight based on several factors. The weight of a review determines the overall impact it'll have on the final weighted average.

Recent reviews have more weight as they are more relevant and reflect the experience as it currently operates. Over time reviews become less relevant and loose their impact on the ranking score.

Low rating reviews carry slightly less weight. This dampens the effect of very low ratings for every experience across the board. This is especially important when the experience has few reviews overall and a single negative rating can grossly mischaracterise an experience. Consistent poor reviews will still result in the experience receiving a comparitively low ranking score.

Credible sources provide reviews that can be trusted. If we have verified a reviewer is genuine via a face-to-face meeting then the review carries additional weight.

Reviewer Rating Age Relative Weight
Karin 7/10 1049 days 96%
Van of Green Fables 10/10 1079 days 100%
Di & Rob 9/10 1506 days 80%
Boguslaw MAKIELLO 10/10 1611 days 66%
Angela Parody 8/10 2052 days 51%
Graeme Knox 7/10 2368 days 35%
Caitlin Hocken 9/10 2380 days 39%
Brodie Webster 7/10 2447 days 31%
Lea Karl 7/10 2801 days 12%
Jack Clise 9/10 2827 days 19%
GN100 8/10 3209 days 0%
Dick Stewart 7/10 3824 days 0%
Konny 9/10 3926 days 2%
friasj 10/10 4624 days 2%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Kiriwhakapapa Campsite does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

85%

The final ranking score once any adjustments, ratings, and rounding has been applied. This value is cached and recalculated each day. Therefore it may not be precisely accurate based on the other values presented.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz.