Archive for March 2012 announcements

Trade Me Motors fee changes on the way

Written by Sharon and Dazzz in Motors at 1:59pm, Wed 14 Mar 2012

We wanted to give you a heads up that from 22 March we are making some changes to listing and success fees for selling vehicles on Trade Me. This includes cars, motorbikes, trucks, forklifts & pallet movers, go-karts, trailers and wrecked cars.

If you are selling a vehicle via a classified, the listing fee will change from the current fee of $29 or $39, to a new listing fee of between $39 and $59. The new listing fee will depend on the asking price as set out below:

- $39 for an asking price under $1,000
- $49 for an asking price between $1,000-$10,000
- $59 for an asking price above $10,000  More...

Scheduled Maintenance

Written by Matt in Scheduled maintenance at 4:58pm, Fri 9 Mar 2012

Trade Me is going to be unavailable between 2am and 5am tomorrow morning for scheduled maintenance and upgrades. All auctions that are due to close between 2am and 6am will be extended by four hours.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Tweaks to the T&Cs

Written by Sharon in General at 1:09pm, Wed 7 Mar 2012

We’ve updated clauses 3.6 and 5.2(d) of our terms and conditions.

These changes relate to the information we make available through our API, and how we manage recovering debts from member accounts that have fallen into the red.

Read the terms and conditions now

Updated 10:20pm: Scheduled Maintenance

Written by Matt in Scheduled maintenance at 4:06pm, Fri 2 Mar 2012

UPDATE: The maintenance scheduled for 2am tomorrow will no longer be taking place. Trade Me will be available as normal. Sorry for the false alarm.

Trade Me is going to be unavailable between 2am and 5am tomorrow morning for scheduled maintenance and upgrades. All auctions that are due to close between 2am and 6am will be extended by four hours.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.