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Insurance salvage and anything you want to sell.
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Win with $1 No Reserve Auctions
We choose to list our own insurance salvage and other people’s gear at $1 No Reserve auctions because the market lets us know what something is worth.
Can I view gear before bidding?
Yes, you can view gear before you bid on it.
It’s only fair that you inspect what you’re thinking of buying. That way you can make a fully informed decision if the item is right for you. Viewing is by appointment only, so you need to book an appointment first. The item’s location will be referenced in the auction. Here are the fine details and contact numbers for each location:
AUCKLAND - Motorcycles, parts, some cars & sundry items
Star Insurance Specialists Office
By appointment - Mon, Wed & Fri, 1pm-4.00pm only. Call 09 282 5420 Building 6, Eastside Office Park, 15 Accent Drive, East Tamaki, Auckland.
Northland Towing and Salvage
By appointment - Business Hours - Please call 0800 TOWPRO (869 776) or 021 468 287
24 Oromahoe School Road, Oromahoe
(Down the road from Kerikeri)
AUCKLAND - Motorhomes, caravans & most cars
By appointment - Mon-Fri 9am-4.00pm - Please call 09 2787820
6 Sparky Road, Highbrook, Auckland.
TAURANGA - Motorcycles, parts, some cars & sundry items
Star Insurance Specialists Assessing/Logistics Office
By appointment - Mon, Wed & Fri, 1pm-4.00pm only - please call 09 2825422
Unit 1, 16 Curly Mcleod Way, Tauranga.
AUCKLAND - Some vehicles & motorhomes
Southern Districts Towing
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm
38 Oakleigh Ave
Ph 0800 008 111
By appointment - Mon-Fri 9am-4.00pm
Please call 027 4435 449 to arrange time
37 Wilson St, Wanganui
Supreme Towing Lower Hutt
Unit K, 25 Peterkin Street, Wingate, Lower Hutt
Levin Tow & Salvage
31 Bruce Road, Horowhenua, Levin 5510
Ph 06 3675968
DENO'S Towing Hornby, Christchurch.
You must ring for an appointment - 03 347 2155
Full address will be provided upon appointment (Hornby area)
Freight for your item.
What do I do when I win an auction?
Most of our auctions are for vehicles. Below is a list of towing firms that you can call to pick up and deliver your vehicle. For smaller parts and other items, we’ll list freight costs or pickup locations in our auctions.
Brian Roberts Towing
Inter-island movementsCall: 09 238 4207
Northland Towing & Salvage
Northland and beyondCall: 0800 TOWPRO (869 776) or 021 468 287
South Island MovementsCall: 03 347 2155
Wellington, Upper/Lower Hutt, WairarapaCall: 0800 224 446
Southern Districts Towing
Wider Auckland regionCall: 0800 008 111
East Tamaki to Eastern/Southern AucklandCall: 09 576 1300
East Tamaki to West Auckland and surroundsCall: 0800 28 66 869
Motorcycle Movers (Motorcycles only)
Nationwide movementsCall: 0800 888 006
Bidrider - Jason
North Island (Motorcycles only)Call: 027 243 7433
Motorcycle Recovery Specialists (Motorcycles)
From East Tamaki to wider Auckland RegionCall: 021 156 9448
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