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Taika Waititi auctions off Wilderpeople’s clothes on Trade Me

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  • April 7, 2016
  • Elly Strang
Taika Waititi auctions off Wilderpeople’s clothes on Trade Me

By now, you may have heard the hype surrounding Kiwi director Taika Waititi’s new film, The Hunt for the Wilderpeople. What you may not know is that characters' clothes, including Ricky Baker’s “skuxx as hoodie”, are being auctioned off on Trade Me to raise money for charity. To add to the fun, questions are being answered in character by the cheeky "I didn't choose the skuxx life, the skuxx life chose me" Baker.

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Five unexpected things that are trending, according to TradeMe

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  • March 17, 2016
  • Jonathan Cotton
Five unexpected things that are trending, according to TradeMe

Who doesn’t love online auction site TradeMe? Whether you’re buying, selling, arguing in the comments section or just wasting time waiting for the bus, TradeMe is about as close as it gets to a Kiwi online institution. But there’s more to TradeMe than discount mopeds and second-hand baby clothes. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find a very accurate thermometer for the preclusions, interests and obsessions driving the Kiwi mood at any given moment.

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Trendwatch: Drones are still flying off the shelves

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  • February 23, 2016
  • Ahmed Bashir
Trendwatch: Drones are still flying off the shelves

If there was any thoughts about drones being just a fad, data from Trade Me proves otherwise. The remote controlled flying objects are still in hot demand by consumers, with listings on its site for drones increasing 118 percent in January.

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Target Australia starts selling through Trade Me

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  • February 18, 2016
  • Elly Strang
Target Australia starts selling through Trade Me

Trade Me has announced Target Australia will start selling apparel through the buy and sell website’s online store. Over 10,000 clothing items will be sold from across the ditch to New Zealanders.

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Trade Me chases up Dick Smith non-deliveries

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  • January 14, 2016
  • Sarah Dunn
Trade Me chases up Dick Smith non-deliveries

Some shoppers have goods stuck in limbo after purchasing items from Dick Smith’s Trade Me portal, and the Kiwi company is looking into what it can do. Dick Smith appointed receivers on January 4 after directors placed the Australian group into voluntary administration.

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