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5000 People Signed Up To

5000 People Signed Up To

“Taking the hassle out of flatting” for 5000 people in New Zealand, and supporting WSPA and The Starship Foundation: today announced 5000 people have signed up to use its popular flat and flatmate finding service.

Dylan Bland, young entrepreneur and founder of, said that the fast growth of the free website proves there is a great need for the service in New Zealand.

“It’s amazing what we have achieved since December 2002. Our rapid growth proves the strength of the concept and fills a large gap in the market,” said Dylan Bland. today also announced its support of WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals) and The Starship Foundation through a member donation scheme which allows members to make an online donation while using the website.

“ is free and is saving people a lot of time and money trying to find a flat or flatmate. After our members place or reply to a listing, we are asking them to make a donation to either of these two great organizations if they are in a position to do so” said Dylan Bland.

Kimberly Muncaster, Manager of WSPA in New Zealand said, "WSPA is thrilled to have an association with Through their generous support we hope to raise the profile of WSPA and much needed funds for our work. We thank for their commitment to the community. We hope that members of their fantastic service, will also feel moved to make a difference themselves."

Andrew Young, Communications Manager for The Starship Foundation said, "The Starship Foundation is very grateful to have the support of and its member donation scheme. Our charity works hard each year to raise funds for sick children from throughout New Zealand and the Pacific - but we couldn't do it without the help of generous individuals, community groups and businesses.”

“The team is passionate about both WSPA and The Starship Foundation, our member donation scheme is a way our company can contribute to both of these causes. Because provides an excellent service free of charge, we are in a unique position to promote and support these two fantastic organizations,” says Bland. is a nationwide online flatting resource. Members can search and place listings for flats and flatmates free of charge.

The team believes who you live with is just as important as where you live. has been designed with this in mind. Listings on include optional descriptive criteria, such as the amenities provided by the flat, and important information on the existing flatmates including age, gender, sexuality, and personality type. This holistic approach to flatting allows members to refine their search, creating a high quality short list of potential candidates to contact through phone or email.

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