Plus a $3,000 travel voucher & winter festivals galore

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Hi there,

Whether it's excessive layers of winter fashion, roasting marshmallows over the fire each night, or Crock-Pot dinners on repeat, everyone has a few rituals to keep them chipper during the chilly winter months.

There's lots to look forward to in June! We've gathered a selection of things we love about winter here at Trade Me HQ:
Sheepskin slippers
Wellington Jazz Festival
Planning sunny escapes
Queenstown Winter Festival
Flannelette sheets
NZ Boutique Wine Festival
Have any feedback or thoughts you'd like to share about this newsletter? We'd love to hear from you!
Get your slice of $60,000!
Trade Me Property turns 10 this month and to celebrate we're giving six lucky people $10,000 cash to spend on the home they love.

Fancy a new deck, a spa pool or a fresh lick of paint? Simply use our clues to find the house we have hidden on the site each week. Adding it to your Watchlist will throw you in the draw to win. Easy as pie.

Thanks a bunch for your support over the past decade and good luck with the competition!
Read this week's clues
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New! Compare travel insurance on LifeDirect
Planning a winter escape? You can now compare travel insurance on LifeDirect. Choose from seven insurers, get instant quotes, compare features and save big.

Plus, every person who gets a quote goes in the draw to win a sweet $3,000 travel voucher.* How cute is Simon the sloth over there? He'd love to give you the voucher! To be in to win, head to LifeDirect to get a travel insurance quote.
Get a quote now
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Spotlight on Trade Me Stores
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NZ owned and operated, Smartfox offers a huge range of products for your home, garden or business with quality brands such as Sunbeam and Scanpan.

Until 15 June you can get up to 25% off all kitchenware – check it out!

> Shop Smartfox's Store
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Home to the world's leading action sports and street fashion brands, SurfStitch offers over 20,000 products and styles to ensure there's something for everyone.

Get up to 60% off selected styles until 19 June!

Shop SurfStitch's Store
Cool Auctions
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Mobile gypsy home
This hand-crafted, warm and comfortable caravan would definitely be the talk of the dinner table. Check it out!
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Dinner with Richie McCaw
Grab five friends and spend a once-in-a-lifetime evening with Richie to support the Pacific Disability Support Trust.
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Love The Simpsons?
Used in the making of a Simpsons episode, this drawing would certainly impress your cartoon-loving friends.
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You too can create Property Profits
In today's hot property market you need to use more creative ways to find good deals and maximize your profits. Trading expert David Leon will share strategies to create outstanding profits in today's market. June 10th & 13th - First 25 registrations $5.
Find out more
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Top 10 winter searches
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1     Merino
2     Onesie
3     Snuggle pillow
4     Wool coat
5     Heated towel rail
  6     Dog jacket
  7     Gumboots
  8     Blunt umbrella
  9     Uggs
10     Ski gear
Trade Me in the news
Each month Trade Me and our awesome member community pop up in all kinds of news snippets. Here's what's been happening over the past month or so:
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$34k for 'BUGGER' number plate
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How to win a Trade Me auction
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Wellington house bus sold for charity
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Kiwi brands among the most influential
Join our crew
We are always keen for more superstars to join our ever-growing Trade Me crew. We're currently on the hunt for an Insights Analyst, a DBA, a Salesforce Evangelist and a Marketing Manager to name a few.

Last month we welcomed John, Jessica, Tanja, Simon, Julia, Manjula and Thomas. If you'd like to see your name on that list, jump onto our Careers page to have a look at the roles we've got going at the moment – there are over 20 of them!
Check out our current vacancies
That's it for June. Stay warm and we'll see you in the second half of the year!
From Madeleine and the Trade Me team
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