About Us

Thornton Auctions has been in Auckland since the mid-1970s, started by Terry Thornton and has grown to become Auckland's busiest and leading auction house.

Based at 50 Fairfax Avenue, Penrose, with a 2 story facility housing our Auction floor & warehousing we present a wide range of items for public auction.

We are the leaders of LIVE STREAM general goods auctions with two auctions held every week and other online options too including MAKE AN OFFER, BUY NOW, and TIMED AUCTIONS.

Our well-experienced team can help you with a full and complete one-stop solution to your auction needs including Surplus stock, Deceased estates, Liquidation, Company Close down, Buyouts, and Valuations for everything from fine jewelry to heavy machinery we do it all

We look forward to continuing the work done before us and invite people to come in for a chat, to see what we have on offer, buy at a price you like and to walk away with a great bargain. We look forward to seeing you soon

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Robert Tulp

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Scott Walker

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Greer Tulp

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Customer Services

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Our Vendors & Buyers

  • The most important part of our team - without you we are nothing