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 Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park.

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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Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park

Valid Reviews

64 Valid Reviews

The Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park experience has a total of 66 reviews. There are 64 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 2 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 64 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 46
72%
9/10 11
17%
8/10 4
6%
7/10 2
3%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 1
2%
1/10 0
0%

94.84% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park valid reviews is 94.84% and is based on 64 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

6 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 64 valid reviews, the experience has 6 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 6 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 3
50%
9/10 1
17%
8/10 2
33%
7/10 0
0%
6/10 0
0%
5/10 0
0%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

91.67% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park face-to-face reviews is 91.67% and is based on 6 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

96.37%

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
Sarah Jane Ramaker 10/10 25 days 99.9 100%
Tess Nesdale 10/10 56 days 99.5 100%
Janet Henderson 10/10 56 days 99.5 100%
Sue 10/10 56 days 99.5 100%
NATALIE ERASMUS 9/10 148 days 96.53 97%
John Jury 10/10 148 days 96.53 97%
Brian Derbyshire 10/10 178 days 94.98 95%
James & Derryn 10/10 209 days 93.08 93%
Karen and Eric 10/10 270 days 88.45 89%
Meryl D 8/10 270 days 84.03 84%
Merle Bray, Elizabeth Watson & Bella 9/10 299 days 85.83 86%
Ian Campbell 10/10 330 days 82.74 83%
Andrew Bethell 9/10 330 days 82.74 83%
Johannes 10/10 361 days 79.35 79%
Dieter Giesen 10/10 361 days 79.35 79%
Neal Rastrick 10/10 391 days 75.77 76%
Mike Taylor 10/10 391 days 75.77 76%
Truds/ Shaun McGregor 10/10 483 days 63.03 63%
Rachael 10/10 514 days 58.14 58%
Tarina McKenzie 10/10 514 days 58.14 58%
Dianne Wade 10/10 544 days 53.11 53%
Cliff & Tracey 10/10 544 days 53.11 53%
Beth 10/10 605 days 43.05 43%
Liz 10/10 605 days 43.05 43%
Paul Smith 8/10 664 days 32.71 33%
Alan & Lesley Ball 9/10 664 days 34.44 34%
John Zoetebier 2/10 695 days 22.77 23%
phil smith 9/10 695 days 30.35 30%
Anne & John 10/10 848 days 14.67 15%
Chris&Kevin Rush 10/10 940 days 8.81 9%
Paul and Nat Wright 10/10 970 days 7.48 7%
Dan Kilkelly 10/10 970 days 7.48 7%
John Curries 10/10 1001 days 6.4 6%
Trish & Ian 10/10 1001 days 6.4 6%
Jenny Sullivan 10/10 1001 days 6.4 6%
Tina and Terry 9/10 1029 days 5.69 6%
Katie Wiffin 10/10 1059 days 5.21 5%
kay henderson 10/10 1059 days 5.21 5%
Phil and Dianne Neal 9/10 1061 days 5.18 5%
Leith Milson 10/10 1120 days 4.95 5%
John Peddie 10/10 1699 days 3.82 4%
York Tüchelmann 10/10 1725 days 3.77 4%
Liz Peters 10/10 1730 days 3.76 4%
Shelley Martin 10/10 1759 days 3.7 4%
Debbie Thomas 10/10 1790 days 3.64 4%
Hana Rachfalik 10/10 1810 days 3.6 4%
Sheriden Derby 10/10 2065 days 3.1 3%
Trevor Brown 9/10 2148 days 2.94 3%
BernardB 10/10 2155 days 2.93 3%
Jason 9/10 2155 days 2.93 3%
Ray 10/10 2354 days true 2.54 3%
C&P Macwhippy 9/10 2431 days 2.39 2%
Daisy Shasta 10/10 2469 days true 2.31 2%
Rita Hochstiasser 9/10 2487 days true 2.28 2%
Jacqui V 7/10 2490 days 2.07 2%
Brendan K 10/10 2490 days 2.27 2%
E and C Tipuna 10/10 2520 days 2.21 2%
Jenny Hall 7/10 2552 days 1.96 2%
Tracie Thornborough 10/10 2552 days 2.15 2%
justin butler 10/10 2552 days 2.15 2%
Mick McIvor 10/10 2643 days 1.97 2%
E Smudde 8/10 3205 days true 0.83 1%
Eric & Liz McKean 10/10 3540 days true 0.22 0%
Pieter Middeldorp 8/10 3919 days true 0.0 0%

Adjustments

Several adjustments to the weighted average are added to improve relevancy and credibility. These adjustments apply equally to all experiences that meet the criteria.

Sample Size Adjustment

No Adjustment

A reasonable number of reviews are necessary in order for the average to be credible and for an experience to take a prime position within the ranking tables. As such, experiences with only a few reviews have a moderated score. This does not mean that the experience or the reviews can't be trusted. The Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park experience has plenty of reviews and does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

Recent Reviews Adjustment

-0.12% Adjustment

There may be an adjustment if this experience hasn't received any reviews within the last 43 days. However the Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park experience does not meet the criteria for any adjustment.

In addition, an experience's ranking score may be adjusted for each day there is no new ranking. After 1 day the adjustment comes into effect. The maximum number of days that can be adjusted for is 200 days. Due to the seasonal nature of many businesses, this adjustment is applied dynamically throughout the year.

The Ohiwa Beach Holiday Park experience has been adjusted for 6 days. Adjustments are according to the following table.

Days Adjustment
3 -0.06%
4 -0.08%
5 -0.10%
6 -0.12%
7 -0.14%
8 -0.16%
9 -0.18%

Final Ranking Score

96%

The final ranking score once adjustments 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.