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Trade Me will be unavailable on Thursday, 6 July between 2:00 am and 5:00 am for scheduled maintenance.
All auctions that are due to close between 2:00 am and 5:00 am will be extended by four hours.
We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
Today we switched off our escrow payment service SafeTrader.
Very few members still use this service and we want to focus our efforts on developing better products for our members. Buyer Protection, Ping and Pay Now are just some of the newer products we have that provide safety for all members when buying or selling items on Trade Me.
If you're still using SafeTrader to complete a trade then please get in touch with us, so we can help you finalise this.
We’re closing down our escrow payment service SafeTrader on 3 July 2017.
SafeTrader has been around since November 1999, however very few members still use it and there is no longer a strong need for this service. We now have better products that provide safety when buying or selling items on Trade Me such as Buyer Protection, Ping and Pay Now.
We’re always working hard to improve the experience for our members. To focus on building better products, sometimes we choose to stop providing services that are not highly valued or frequently used by our members so we can focus on those that are. More...
This morning we had some issues with our API that may have affected the sell process for some of our applications.
This has now been fixed. Sorry for any inconvenience this caused.
Update 5:23pm: The site is back up. Apologies for any hassle this has caused at your end.
We're unfortunately experiencing some site issues which means that Trade Me Property is down. More...