Supporting local charities and not-for-profit organisations.

We have weekly spaces available for local charities and not-for-profit organisations to utilise, best of all, they are free.

Apply for a community space.

There are 3 community space options, the Front Page Story, My Community News and My Community Diary.

Front Page Story

Feature your not-for-profit events in a short story on the front page of the Messenger. This full colour feature has a focus on upcoming news and events and it’s a great spot to gain free publicity and awareness. Apply to feature in the Front Page Story here.

Details

This is a full colour feature on the front cover. The space is not for news of events past, political or business purposes.

Wording for the article must be between 200-250 words, written in the style of a newspaper article.
• If you have a headline that you would like to accompany your story,
please provide this as well - the wittier the better!
• If you have a photo to accompany your story, we prefer this in either
jpeg or pdf format, and the photo must be high resolution (at least
300dpi). The photograph should preferably have people in it and
cannot be advertising any businesses.

Upper Clutha Messenger Ltd cannot be held responsible for any incorrect
data that you provide. Upper Clutha Messenger Ltd retains the right to
edit, remove or otherwise change any material supplied for the Front Page Story.

Click here to view full terms and conditions.

The deadline for the Front Page Story is 12.00pm on the Friday before publication. 

My Community News

Weekly community-based articles, with a focus on future events. This black and white feature is a great spot to gain free publicity and awareness for your not-for-profit. Apply to feature in My Community News here.

Details

This black and white feature is located inside The Messenger. The space is not for news of events past, political or business purposes.

Wording for the article must be between 150-250 words, written in the style of a
newspaper article.
• If you have a headline that you would like to accompany your story,
please provide this as well - the wittier the better!
• If you have a photo to accompany your story, we prefer this in either
jpeg or pdf format, and the photo must be high resolution (at least
300dpi). The photograph should preferably have people in and
cannot be advertising any businesses.

The Upper Clutha Messenger Ltd cannot be held responsible for any
incorrect data that you provide. The Upper Clutha Messenger Ltd retains
the right to edit, remove or otherwise change any material supplied for a
My Community News story.

Click here to view full terms and conditions.

The deadline for My Community News articles is 12.00pm on the Friday
before publication. 

My Community Diary

My Community Diary is a weekly calendar of not-for-profit events, meetings and openings. Apply to feature in My Community Diary here.

Details

My Community Diary is a weekly calendar of not-for-profit events,
meetings and openings. Entries are to be date specific – your entry is to
be placed on the exact day of the event. A new entry is required for each
weekly occasion. 
Larger amounts of text will be treated as an advertisement and subject to charge or rejection. Keep your entry concise (What, when, where) for example:

Painting Group. 10.00am, 11 Brownston St, Wanaka. Enquiries to 03 443 7805. All welcome.

Max of 15 words for each entry. If the event is daily, we may note this in a specified category at the end of the diary. All diary entries to be placed through our website. If you are unable to access or use a computer please call our office on 03 443 7805 or come into 11 Brownston St.

The Upper Clutha Messenger Ltd cannot be held responsible for any
incorrect data that you place online. The Upper Clutha Messenger Ltd
retains the right to edit, remove or otherwise change any material that we feel does not truly reflect the purpose of My Community Diary.

Click here to view full terms and conditions. 

The deadline for My Community Diary is 12.00pm on the Monday
before publication. 

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