We're stoked to be supporting the Starship Spring Clean again this year! It's a way for us to help out one of New Zealand's most awesome organisations, the Starship Children’s Hospital and will run through the month of September.
There are 3 things involved: list an item (preferably at $1 reserve), pledge to donate auction proceeds to Starship, and then donate once the item is sold.
It’s a win-win: while cleaning out your cupboards, you’ll also be raising money for a great cause. More...
Our team of botanists (well, they specialise in computing rather than plant life) have downed tools after making these changes, and we’re happy to let you know the work has been done. For a refresher on what we did, see last week’s announcement.
In the meantime we’re going back to the drawing board to work out where our ‘Category Change’ team is required next. Keep an eye out, we’ll be back before you know it!
We wanted to let you know Trade Me has entered into an agreement to purchase LifeDirect, an online insurance comparison website based in Wellington. The deal is conditional at the moment, but we expect it to be completed in September.
We reckon this move into insurance is a logical move as New Zealanders continue to move more of their lives online, and we think insurance is an area where it makes a lot of sense to shop around to get a good understanding of the choices available.
LifeDirect provides consumers with a single venue to compare insurance products easily and efficiently and aligns with our core purpose of connecting two parties to undertake a transaction. More...
We'll be performing system upgrades at 2am tomorrow morning which may cause some brief interruptions to browsing. While the impact should be minimal, to be on the safe side we're extending all auctions due to close between 2am and 4am by 2 hours.
We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
As always the aim here is to make things easier to find, which we reckon results in a better experience. Below you'll find a summary of the changes we're making.
Renaming categories More...