17 January 2018
Today we’re announcing some additions to our animal welfare policy in relation to dogs, to promote better animal welfare. Trade Me is banning the sale of three breeds of dog which suffer from a condition called Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS). From 1 March 2018, pugs, British bul... more
Beekeepers required to disclose their registration number when selling hives
21 February 2018
We recently met with Apiculture NZ (ApiNZ) to discuss concerns about the prevention and eradication of American foulbrood (AFB) in NZ hives. AFB is a disease of honey bee larvae and pupa. It’s the m...
You have not bought a BBQ - but you did receive a phishing email
18 December 2017
Repost as this scam has struck up again!! Overseas scammers are taking the time to do a spot of 'phishing' and are targetting Trade Me members (and also persons who do not use Trade Me) by trying t...
Update your Operating System to defend against bugs and viruses
30 November 2017
We’re closing out Cyber Smart week with a gentle reminder that your Trade Me accounts aren’t the only thing that needs protection. With so many of your electronics and apps set to automatically update...
Using Two Factor Authentication to be cyber smart
29 November 2017
This week we’ve already covered the importance of having unique passwords, but there’s plenty more that you can do to add extra layers of protection. Turning on two-factor authentication (2FA) can he...