Contact Details

Address:    Turners Auctions Christchurch General Goods
1 Detroit Place (Corner of Deans and Moorhouse Ave)
Phone:    03 341 3673
Fax:    03 348 0367
Viewing Hours    Thursday 8.30am - 6.00pm, Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
Pickup Hours    Monday to Friday - 3.00pm - 4:30pm

About the Store

Turners Auction is New Zealand’s largest auction house with 14 branches throughout New Zealand selling everything from industrial plant and machinery to household appliances and electronics. Come on in to our Christchurch Branch and check out the amazing range of $1 reserve goods we have on offer every week finishing on Friday nights between 6pm and 10pm. The auctions are made up of stolen and recovered goods from Police and Customs, insurance claims, corporate and government disposals and much more.


Store Policies

All goods are sold on an AS IS WHERE IS basis with no warranties as to their condition or fitness for any purpose.

Viewing is highly recommended and you are welcome anytime Thursday – Friday at our Christchurch premises. We do our best to describe the condition of items however all condition statements are offered as a guide only.

Condition Guide:

All condition statements are a guide only and all goods are offered on an AS IS WHERE IS basis.
We recommend all goods are inspected prior to bidding.


No major flaws, may have minor usage and wear but an excellent example.
A very good example but has light wear and may have light marking. No major flaws unless otherwise stated.
Acceptable condition but is clearly second-hand and has clear wear and usage marks. No major flaws unless stated.
More severe usage and wear marks and general untidiness, may need some minor work.
Severe usage and wear, goods may have some damage, but is in untidy condition. May need significant repair work.
As above but more severe, may have major damage, may be suitable only for parts.


Successful bidders are required to pay within 3 business days of the auction closing, and pickup within 5 business days of auction closing.

Unpaid items will be relisted with 2 weeks after close of auction. All Paid items not collected by buyers with 1 month of purchase will be relisted (and sold) – no refunds.

We accept bank deposit prior to collection and Eftpos, Cash, Bank Cheque on collection.

We DO NOT accept credit card payments, Personal or Business Cheques.

Bank Details:

ASB Bank
Account Name:
Turners Auctions Ltd
Account No:
Please use Trade Me auction number only

It may take a couple of days for us to see your payment in our bank account due to bank clearance times.


Goods Collection and Shipping

We ship once a day every Monday to Friday. All shipping is done via track and trace courier only and courier rates can be found on our auction listings. You are more than welcome to arrange your own freight for larger items and we have two forklifts available onsite to assist with loading of machinery and larger items.