About Us

McElwains Auctions are based at 65 Killarney Rd in Hamillton and have been running since 1991. We are the preferred and trusted auctioneers for NZ Police, many insurance companies, liquidators & accountancy firms. The many benefits we can offer are listed below.

  • We specialise in selling quality late model furniture, appliances, tools, machinery, electronic goods, vehicles, antiques, curios and collectables.
  • Items are available for viewing daily and most goods can be purchased during the week.
  • Clearance auctions are conducted both on and off site – selling house-lots, deceased estates, repossessed items, end of lease, liquidated company assets, restructuring and farm sales.
  • We have an extensive database of clients wanting to buy your items now, we send out catalogues to over 2500 clients whom are interested in whatever you are selling.
  • Auctions are held at our premises fortnightly on a Saturday starting at 10am. Absentee bids can be left on items wishing to be purchased if the purchaser is unable to attend the auction.


If you are looking for a professional, well established auctioneer, call us for a competitive quote