Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

Auckland Property Set To Knock iPod

Tuesday 4 October 2005

For Immediate Release

Auckland Property Set To Knock iPod

Auckland rental property is set to knock iPod from its top spot as New Zealand’s most searched for item according to the latest figures from Trade Me.

The gap between the top two search items narrowed from 5000 to 3000 searches, making Apple’s fiendishly popular player more vulnerable. Property searches have surged since the launch of Trade Me Property two months ago.

The fastest mover of the last month is Play Station Portable (PSP) rocketed up from 18th to 4th place with 26,634 searches, making it September’s biggest mover. Not bad given it was only launched locally in August.

Heralding the return of spring, sunglasses and sports motorcycles have both entered the top 20. Playboy Clothing still ranks as the top fashion label, despite slipping to 5th place, while Roxy holds steady at number 6.

The full list of the top 20 search items for September is listed below.

The latest Neilsen//NetRatings figures show Trade Me had over 2 million unique NZ visitors in September. It has over 1.2 million New Zealand members and more than 500,000 listings.

ENDS


Consumer Item Sept Ranking (Aug in brackets) Searches In Sept
iPod 1 (1) 38992
Auckland Rental Property 2 (2) 36329
Runescape 3 (3) 29240
Play Station Portable 4 (18) 26634
Playboy Clothing 5 (4) 23602
Roxy 6 (6) 23431
Karen Walker 7 (5) 21306
Tupperware 8 (10) 19114
Rx7 9 (7) 17543
Evo 10 (8) 17308
Mp3 Players 11 (9) 16859
Louis Vuitton 12 (16) 16561
Sports Motorcycle 13 (New) 15930
Toyota 14 (12) 15106
Sunglasses 15 (New) 14086
Ute 16 (13) 13990
Tools 17 (11) 13519
BMW 18 (14) 13280
Gucci 19 (19) 13213
Ford 20 (15) 12712

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Hospitality NZ: Hospitality Wages Jump 9% To Pass Living Wage
Wages and salaries across the hospitality sector continue to increase despite businesses having to battle through some of the toughest trading periods in living memory... More>>



Climate Leaders Coalition: Launches New Statement Of Ambition, Appoints New CEO Convenor

The Climate Leaders Coalition is tonight officially launching a new Statement of Ambition to accelerate business action on climate change... More>>


Retail: New Law Paves Way For Greater Supermarket Competition

Legislation that bans major supermarkets from blocking their competitors’ access to land to set up new stores paves the way for greater competition in the sector, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Dr David Clark said... More>>



MYOB: New Data Shows Increase In SMEs Experiencing Stress And Anxiety

The lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a surge in the number of local SME owners and operators experiencing stress and anxiety, according to new research from business management platform, MYOB... More>>



Carbonz: Cashing In On Carbon: The New Marketplace Helping Native Forest To Thrive

The country’s first voluntary carbon credit marketplace, Carbonz, is here to restore native biodiversity and help Aotearoa reach its carbon zero goals by selling the first carbon credits exclusively from native forest... More>>
Entrust District: Dividend Will Be Welcomed After Another Tough Year
We’ve all heard of the saying; “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” but for Aucklanders within the Entrust District, getting their share of Entrust’s 2022 annual dividend payment really is as good as it sounds... More>>