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Paymate launches NZ Payment Services

Paymate launches NZ Payment Services

Buyers and sellers in New Zealand can now trade more conveniently online by using credit card payments via Paymate, at a new site Starting today Paymate will be available as a payment option for customers on Trade Me, New Zealand’s largest online marketplace.

Mr Dilip Rao, Managing Director of Paymate said “we are keen to offer our services directly to New Zealanders, and expect it will become a popular payment option online, since credit card usage is very high in New Zealand.”

“Buyers in New Zealand can now use their preferred Visa or MasterCard credit card to pay Paymate sellers for winning bids on Trade Me in NZ dollars. The service is free for buyers, who can pay securely via Paymate and get their goods faster. Sellers pay only a small transaction fee for our world-class risk assessment, online authorisation and client service rated over 8/10.”

“Paymate has been a trusted payments broker for Australian websites, publishers and auction markets since 2001, enabling buyers and sellers to trade safely online. We have been ranked No 1 by Hitwise in our category in Australia based on traffic for all of 2005 and for the first six months of 2006. We now look forward to achieving the same levels of satisfaction for our clients in New Zealand,” Mr Rao said.

Mr Sam Morgan, General Manger of Trade Me said “more choice for consumers paying each other in New Zealand is a good thing for our members. We are always looking for ways to make more trading secure and convenient for our members and are excited to see how it goes.”


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