Ranking Score Explained

Hi 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 Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere.

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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Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere

Valid Reviews

15 Valid Reviews

The Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere experience has a total of 15 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.

Within these 15 valid reviews, the experience has 1 face-to-face review collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 15 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 11
9/10 1
8/10 2
7/10 1
6/10 0
5/10 0
4/10 0
3/10 0
2/10 0
1/10 0

94.67% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere valid reviews is 94.67% and is based on 15 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.

Weighted Average


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 Face-to-Face Weight Relative Weight
Robo 10/10 55 days 99.52 100%
Kate 7/10 86 days 89.93 90%
Joey 9/10 208 days 93.14 93%
KAYO 10/10 482 days 63.19 62%
TRAV 10/10 513 days 58.3 57%
Sarah 10/10 543 days 53.28 52%
Betty 10/10 908 days 10.54 7%
Lauren Glass 8/10 1027 days 5.45 2%
Stefan Hohmann 8/10 1054 days 5.0 1%
Paul Stevens 10/10 1137 days 4.92 1%
Melanie 10/10 1363 days 4.48 1%
Dennis Wilson 10/10 1665 days 3.88 0%
John and Jan 10/10 1671 days true 3.87 0%
Celine Romanin 10/10 1750 days 3.72 0%
Gayle Campbell 10/10 1775 days 3.67 0%


No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Waiponga Reserve, Opoutere does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score


The final ranking score once 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.