The Messenger will still be printed and distributed at all Alert Levels. Please place all line ads through the website and email hello@mymessenger.co.nz for all display ad bookings and enquiries.

Get noticed, advertise in the Messenger.

With an estimated weekly readership of 15,000, your message will be seen.

Book a line ad

Line ads are word-only classifieds. Select your ad to appear in one of our categories, or general section.

With two line ad options, you will find a way to advertise that suits any budget.

Free line ad

We offer free line ads for private advertisers. If you are selling your sofa, skis, or advertising your garage sale, you can do it for free in The Messenger.

Details

1.

Private advertisers are entitled to 1 free line ad per person, per week, up to 20 words.

2.

The Upper Clutha Messenger’s definition of a private advertiser is at our sole discretion.

Examples of line ads that qualify include:

  • Garage sales.
  • Items for sale by a private seller with a maximum value of $2000 (E.g. a sofa or mountain bike).
  • Individual looking for a job or rental (accommodation). Please note this is for an individual looking for a full/part-time job, not someone offering their services.
  • ‘Wanted to buy’ ads.
  • Lost (& found) items.

Examples of line ads that do not qualify include:

  • Services for which a fee is charged. E.g. Nannying, trades, etc.
  • Items for sale in bulk. E.g. Bulk quantities of pea straw or firewood.
  • Business or commercial advertising. E.g. Office space for lease.
  • Real estate sales and rentals, including room or house rentals (short or long term).
  • Vehicles for sale or rent.
  • Charitable, not-for-profit and community groups. E.g. Fundraising, clubs, sporting groups. We have free advertising spaces for these groups.*
    * Charities, not for profit and community groups are encouraged to make use of our free sections to advertise: My Community News, My Community Diary and the Front Page Community Space.

3.

Businesses are not eligible for free line ads.

4.

Charities, not-for-profit and community groups are not eligible for free line ads. However, we do offer a not-for-profit discount on display advertising, please email hello@mymessenger.co.nz for rates.

Click here to view full terms and conditions.

Book line ads online by 12.00pm Tuesdays to secure placement. All bookings through website.

Paid line ad

Line ads are our low cost way to advertise, with prices starting from $10.50. We have a multiple placement deal, so you can get the best value from your booking.

Details

Word CountPrice
Up to 20$10.50
21 - 30$12.50
31 - 40$14.50
41 - 50$16.50
51 - 60$18.50
61 - 70$20.50
71 - 80$22.50
81 - 90$24.50
91 - 100$26.50

*All prices are including GST.

Book line ads online by 12.00pm Tuesdays to secure placement. All bookings through website. Non-account holders must complete payment on booking. 

Display ad

Visual display ads, with a variety of sizes to fit your campaign and budget.

Black & white

Your ad will appear in our black and white section. Select your ad to appear in one of our categories or a general section. Multi booking discount available.

Need help with design? 15 minutes of FREE design time is included in your booking.

Details

Height102mm209mm
x 18mmN/A$35.00 - Strip
x 35mm$35.00 - 35mm$70.00 - 35mm banner
x 75mm$65.00 - 75mm$130.00 - 75mm banner
x 100mm$84.00 - 100mm$168.00 - 100mm banner
x 135mm $105.00 - Quarter page$210.00 - Half page
x 175mm$125.00 - 175mm$250.00 - 175mm banner
x 210mm$149.00 - 210mm$285.00 - 210mm banner
x 298mm$210.00 - Half page (vertical)$365.00 - Full page

*All prices are excluding GST.

All bookings and artwork must be received by 12.00pm Mondays to secure placement. Non-account holders must complete payment on booking. 

4 ads over 8 weeks = 10%

Full colour

Ads are printed in full colour, in our colour section. Multi booking discounts available.

Need help with design? 15 minutes of FREE design time is included in your booking.

Details

Front Cover

102mm209mm
Lug72mm x 47mm$119
Banner209mm x 56mm$320

Inside

102mm209mm
x 18mmN/A$40.00 - Strip
x 65.5mm$104.00 - Eighth page$200.00 - Quarter page banner
x 135mm$200.00 - Quarter page$365.00 - Half page
x 275mm$365.00 - Half page (vertical)N/A
x 298mmN/A$725.00 - Full page

Back Cover

102mm209mm
x 298mmN/A$968.00 - Full page

*All prices are excluding GST.

All bookings and artwork must be received by 12.00pm Mondays to secure placement. Non-account holders must complete payment on booking. 

4 ads over 8 weeks = 10%

8 ads over 16 weeks = 15%

12 ads over 24 weeks = 20%

Other advertising opportunities.

What’s on

Our weekly entertainment guide. Advertise your weekly gigs and meal or drink specials.

Community spaces

Free weekly advertising space for local charities and not-for-profit organisations.

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