All you need to know about buying stuff on Trade Me. We'll help you search, bid on, buy, and pay for your next new thing!

Looking for items
Find out about types of listings, your Watchlist, and learning about items.
Bidding & buying
How to place a bid, make an offer, remove a bid, and use the Shopping Cart.
After the listing closes
Find info on things like payment options, placing feedback, and what to do when an item doesn’t sell.
Problems with buying
If something hasn't gone to plan, don't worry – we've got advice and info to help you get things sorted.