171 Palmerston Street, Westport 7825

PO Box 249, Westport 7866 - Phone 03 789 7319 - Fax 03 789 7203

ADVERTISING RATES: (effective April 2016) GST exclusive unless stated otherwise
Classified display advertising (single column, double column etc)
Mono $5.95
Colour $7.74
Commission bearing mono $7.43
Commission bearing colour $9.67 Public notices, for sale, situations vacant, tenders, auctions, entertainment, family notices, greetings, trade services, real estate etc Run-on advertising (no border, single column width, 20 word max)
$10 first insertion (incl GST) $5 for each repeat within that week (incl GST)
$12.50 commission bearing (incl GST) Public notices, for sale, vehicles for sale, wanted to rent, board, accommodation, lost and found, to let, pets etc Garage sales (single column x 3cm)
$15 (incl GST) Guaranteed positions (at casual rates):
Mono $7.14
Colour $9.29 Government rate:
Mono $5.10
Colour $6.63
Commission bearing mono $6.40
Commission bearing colour $8.32 Contract advertising and display advertising:
Rates are heavily reduced depending on frequency and size of the advert. Contact Vanessa on (03) 789 7319 or fill in the form below to send an email.

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Bookings required 9am two days prior to printing. Adverts required to be typeset by The News, material is required 9am two days prior to printing. Camera ready material required 12 noon day prior to printing.
- PDF is preferred
- Final ad must be of high resolution, no less than 200dpi
- Dimensions of ad should be same size as column width (see guide above)
- Fonts must be embedded in the file
- Electronic photos or scanned images should be saved as Tiff or JPEG files at a resolution of 300dpi.
- Colour ads must be saved as CMYK file.
- Black and white ads must be saved as greyscale file NOT RGB.
Supplied files must be ready to go straight to press. The supplied file will be checked against press ready file specifications below. If the supplied file does not conform to the specifications it will not be accepted. File specifications:
- All black text must be 100% black (not CMYK black). Colour or reversed text on colour should be avoided when text is smaller than 8pt.
- Press ready files should be supplied as PDF or EPS. We can accept a JPG or TIFF file but these may result in reduced quality when printed.
- PDF: export to PDF using Press settings. All fonts must be embedded. If printing to Adobe PDF then use Press Quality settings.
- Colour must be CMYK and must not include spot colours.
- EPS: ensure all fonts are embedded. If fonts cannot be embedded then convert all text to outlines (paths). Colour must be CMYK.