hendrik,if you havent thrown eudora out yet, try TOOLS , OPTIONS.
anywhere it asks for POP type in
user id@pop3.xtra.co.nz or type in
pop3. xtra.co.nz (note the . after pop3).
anwhere it asks for SMTP type in
smtp.xtra.co.nz (note the . after smtp.
hope it helps.some times it makes you think a postage stamp is easier.