Trade Me does not allow fakes or counterfeit items to be listed.
Why Trade Me doesn't allow the sale of Apple look-alike products
5 February 2021
Cheap bootleg software can have viruses, spyware and malware, these can be expensive to fix and you risk your privacy
11 February 2021
Many names we use for items are trademarked brand names. Find out about some common ones and how to use them correctly.
25 August 2023
It’s okay to list reproduction coins, but your listing must be in the right category and not be misleading.
21 August 2023
Owning and distributing unlicensed copies of music and videos is illegal – even if you're not selling them.
8 June 2023
With recruitment scams on the rise, knowing how to avoid them is more important than ever.
7 July 2023
Branded goods often have consumables that are replaceable with a cheaper compatible product. Advertise correctly.
9 February 2022
You can't sell beer kegs, promotional fridges, subscription TV receivers or hire purchases as you don't have 'title'
Some plants are protected by intellectual property rights, so you can't propagate them to sell