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In a surprise move, the popular New Zealand website, has just announced that advertising on the site is now free. provides a notice board type format where people can offer services and the public can search for the type of service in the area they want.

Owner and creator, Mr Patrick Broadbent said, “ is changing the way people search for tradesman in New Zealand. At we want to make it easy for people to advertise their services to their community.”

Mr Broadbent had this to say about why was offering the free advertising. “I am excited about the free advertising. is committed to making it easy for people to find people to do their odd jobs. Free advertising will make this a reality.”

Already people are responding to the news. has noticed an increase in the number of advertisers. “I guess it just makes sense. If you offer a service, advertise on Your business will get more exposure for free. It’s a no brainier!” is a New Zealand based website where service providers can advertise to potential customers.


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