Pick up a new hobby during the chilly months!
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Hi there,

Always wanted to partake in crafternoons? Stuck indoors with chilly hands? Get those fingers moving by picking up a new hobby this winter. Here are some of our favourites:
Home brewing
Learning a new language
Coffee roasting
Start your hobby search
Pets & animals policy update
In July we'll be rolling out new features to allow sellers to indicate that they comply with the recently announced Trade Me Code of Animal Welfare.

We'll be introducing a cap on the number of cat and dog listings that can be made per membership: 40 dogs or five dog litters, and 40 cats or six cat litters per 12-month period. This cap is designed to target breeders who may be breeding animals too frequently, which could be unhealthy for the animal.
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If you're involved with animal breeding and list on Trade Me, we suggest you hop onto our Trust & Safety blog and familiarise yourself with the changes.
Read more about this
Travelbug scraps booking fees
To celebrate the removal of their booking fees, Travelbug is giving you $10 off every booking you make in July (use discount code NOFEES).

Plus you'll go in the draw to win back the value of your booking up to $1,000 in Travelbug credit.*

Travelbug has NZ's biggest range of accommodation at the best rates, and a Wellington-based support team – what are you waiting for?
Check out Travelbug
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Spotlight on Trade Me Stores
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Certified Tech Direct
Looking for high-quality, refurbished mobile phones and tablets? Certified Tech Direct is your go-to Trade Me Store.

They sell iPhones, Samsung Galaxys and iPads, as well as offering a 7-day satisfaction guarantee!

Until 19 July, you can get 5–10% off storewide.

> Shop Certified Tech Direct
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Sofas & more
Make furniture shopping easy with Sofas & more and choose from a wide range of styles at factory pricing.

Shop bedroom, lounge or dining furniture and give your home the new modern look you've been dreaming of.

Get 15% off storewide. Offer ends 19 July.

Shop Sofas & more
Trade Me Property – here's to the next 10 years!
Trade Me Property's 10th birthday celebration has been a blast. We've had laughs, cupcakes and delighted some of our members.

Thanks again for all of your support over the past decade and for joining us in our 10th birthday celebrations.
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Cool Auctions
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10-course truffle dinner
If you like truffles, you won't want to miss out on this dinner at Pescatore in Christchurch. Bring nine of your friends and support the Child Cancer Foundation.
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Highlander sausages
Were you over the moon when the Highlanders won the Super Rugby final? Celebrate with the very last three packs of Highlander gourmet pork sausages!
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Time traveller's kit for 1969
If you've ever dreamt of pulling a time travelling prank, this is your chance. With a complete kit for 1969, you'll be able to leave your friends baffled.
Check out more Cool Auctions
Ferry rides make commuting pleasurable
Commuting to work feels like a stressful waste of time. With six return sailings daily, clear your emails in the morning, and enjoy a drink in the evening. Build a new 4-bedroom home for under $750,000 at Fairway Bay Gulf Harbour.
Start cruising now
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Top hobbit hobby searches
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1     Pottery
2     Snowboarding
3     Whittling
4     Knitting
5     Woodwork
  6     Instruments
  7     Twitching
  8     Board games
  9     Rock climbing
10     Painting
Trade Me in the news
Each month Trade Me and our ace 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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New Code of Animal Welfare
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Jerry Collins tribute for charity
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Crazy crochet creations
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Super Rugby final at Kent's house
Come hang with us
We're constantly growing our teams and last month we welcomed Heather, Nidhi, Adam, Kamles, Jamie, Peter, Gaurav, Callum, Logan, Rā, Jasmine, Abbie, Anna, Sandra, Samantha, Catherine, Andres and Nigel.

We're still looking for more talent to join our crew, so make sure you have a look at the roles we have on offer. Whether you're a Senior Corporate Support Engineer, an iOS Team Lead, or like the look of another job we have on offer, we'd love to hear from you!
Check out our current vacancies
Get into those hobbies and you'll hear from us again in August! If you have any feedback or thoughts you'd like to share about this newsletter we'd love to hear from you in the meantime.
From Madeleine and the Trade Me team
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