Trademe is not only an auction site with its various message boards, these message boards are filled up with annoying as hell people but there are some good people, much like any other message board.
Trademe incorperates alot from the worldwide eBay, such as "My Trademe", Feedback Percentage (i.e. 100% Positive or 45.7% Positive) and Text Message notifications.
Trademe is now under Australian ownership after being sold for 700 million NZ dollars. Trademe was invented by Sam Morgan.