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Hi there,

This month we had our sweet sixteen here at Trade Me and we want to give you a slice of the cake!

For the next 16 days we're giving away $1,000 cash each day – choice huh?

Simply buy a 'Brand New' item on Trade Me, and every dollar you spend gives you an entry into that day's draw. Terms apply.

Need to purchase something new or feel like treating yourself? Trade Me has over 1.4 million brand new items for sale... is it time for a new phone case, some Nike kicks, fresh furniture, or even a new shed?
 
Get shopping to win!
 
 
 
 
 
Starship eggcellence
The Whittaker's Big Egg Hunt is in full swing across the country. The eggs are listed on-site so have a look – there are some awesome designs by super-talented artists, and all the proceeds go to Starship.

If you come across some of the giant eggs, take a selfie with one of them and flick the photo through to us before Good Friday. We'll get our selfie-aficionados to check them out and send the coolest selfie-taker a wee prize.
 
See the Whittaker's Big Egg Hunt auctions
 
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Our apps just keep getting better
We've been hard at work making changes to our mobile apps. Check out what we've been up to:
 
 
Trade Me Android app

In the latest version of the Android app we've said goodbye to the old home screen and given Search pride of place. This should make finding your next purchase a breeze.

You'll now find things like your Watchlist and the stuff you're selling in the new navigation drawer at the top-left of the screen – enjoy!
 
Check out the latest Android app
 
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Trade Me iPhone app

We've just introduced a Shopping Cart to the latest version of the Trade Me iPhone app so you can buy more than one thing at a time.

The Shopping Cart also allows for free shipping on combined purchases. Look out for sellers offering this!
 
See the latest version of the iPhone app
 
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Spotlight on Stores
Have you heard of Trade Me Stores?

We have hundreds of retail stores at your fingertips selling everything from fashion and car parts, to electronics and gardening, plus oodles more!

Here are a couple of Stores worth checking out:
 
 
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Apparel Save
Straight from California, Apparel Save is a great place to look for branded, high-quality footwear for the whole family.

Save 20% off all Nike and Converse shoes for a limited time.

> Shop 20% off Converse & Nike
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MyTools
DIY novice or seasoned pro? MyTools has top brands and a range of tools for you, with free shipping throughout NZ.

Save 10-50% off all Bosch & Hitachi tools for a limited time.

> Shop 10-50% off Bosch & Hitachi
 
 
 
 
Top 10 autumn searches
Dust off your rake, put on your favourite burnt orange t-shirt and show those leaves who's boss.
 
 
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1     Leaf blower
2     Rake
3     Burnt orange
4     Raincoat
5     Quilt
 
  6     Firewood
  7     Arrowtown
  8     Wild food
  9     Netball
10     Hay
 
 
 
 
 
 
Make Monday Awesome
It's a universal human truth that Mondayitis has become a part of many lives, and we're keen to help cure this affliction in New Zealand... one Kiwi at a time. Find your new job today and start enjoying Monday again!
Search for jobs now
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Cool Auctions
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What a beaut
 
"Truck has never let us down" – what more could you want from this superb orange beast.
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Love beersies?
 
If you've been thinking "man, I want a red fridge to put my keg in", today's your day. Bid away.
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WWII collectable
 
This is cool – an opportunity to have your own unique piece of history. Call your mates!
 
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Cool community stories
Each month, some pretty cool stories emerge from our awesome community of members.

Did you see this one about a group of four mates and their Land Rover? 15 years ago they compiled their student allowances to buy the 1957 beauty and affectionately named it "Landy".

Fast-forward to today and Landy had seen better days – it was time to part ways with the beloved vehicle by selling it on Trade Me. Land Rover NZ saw the listing and the rest is history. Check it out.
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Here are some other news snippets from the month that was:
 
 
Ford New Zealand auctioned off final FPV for charity
Timaru Hydroslide sells for $2,520
Urn used to raise money for chopper service
Round Table furniture 'fit for King Arthur'
Waiheke Island gelato master chef finds machine on Trade Me
 
 

Also, keep an eye out for next month's newsletter. We'll be bringing the warm fuzzies from our recent "What's in the box" contest.
 
 
 
 
We want you!
We're always on the lookout for smart people to come and join the Trade Me crew.

Michael, Peter, Chung Yoon, Katherine, Joshua, Hackle, Billie, Jared, Noeli, Jason, Alan and Matthew all came on board last month and we're still looking for more great people – could you be next?
 
Check out our new vacancies
 
 
 
 
 
Have a stunner of a month and go easy on the huhu grubs if you're heading to Wildfoods Festival this weekend!
From Madeleine and the Trade Me team

P.S If you've got any thoughts or feedback about this newsletter please flick us an email.

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