Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

264 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user

# 43085 16-Oct-2009 14:02
Send private message

Hi Peoples,

I'm gonna be moving house in a couple of weeks and I was wondering if anyone in Auckland had recommendations of a good company to pay for moving my furniture, or if anyone had any good other ways to do this that dont require a truck drivers licence.

Create new topic


593 posts

Ultimate Geek

  # 264267 16-Oct-2009 14:12
Send private message

We used AA Carriers just a month or so ago...

They turned what was usually a day job for us, into just a few hours.

Moved our whole 3 bedroom house of furniture in just 2 1/2 hours...

Admittedly we had spent a while boxing up everything that could be boxed, but just not having to lift all the heavy things and hire a trailer and get a car to tow it with and a few mates to help was well worth it...

We only moved 2km up the road so travel time was minimal - I went to work for the day and my girlfriend just stood in the house and watched everything disappear around her! :)

I rang around a few companies and this seemed to be the cheapest and had good reccomendations too!

264 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user

  # 264269 16-Oct-2009 14:18
Send private message

Awesome, thanks mate, I'll give them a call and see what they can do. I've only got a little bit of stuff and I'm moving from a flat into a 1 bedroom apartment so it's not like I have a lot of stuff, just 2 desks, a bed, and a couple of sets of draws. I could probably move everything else myself in my car if I had to.


1708 posts

Uber Geek


  # 264275 16-Oct-2009 14:23
Send private message

DCR have trucks that do not require a truck licence and are still massive for moving. From memory they cost $85 a day +20C?? a KM. They also have vans that have no seats (furniture removal vans I think they call them) and they are $85 with no limit/charge on KM's.

I have used the truck and the van and the truck would be equivalent to 3-4 trips in a van!!

264 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user

  # 264280 16-Oct-2009 14:29
Send private message

Thats definately something to keep in mind if the cost of paying someone else to move is too much. At the moment I'm wondering if it would be better from a convienience point of view to get someone else to do it. I'm not too keen on trying to get a bed and 2 desks up 11 stories to the new apartment haha.

Create new topic

Twitter and LinkedIn »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

Vodafone New Zealand starts two year partnership with LetsPlay.Live
Posted 28-Jan-2020 11:24

Ring launches indoor-only security camera
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:26

New report findings will help schools implement the digital technologies curriculum content
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:25

N4L to upgrade & support wireless internet inside schools
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:22

Netflix releases 21 Studio Ghibli works
Posted 22-Jan-2020 11:42

Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45

Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30

JBL launches headphones range designed for gaming
Posted 13-Jan-2020 09:59

Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted 9-Jan-2020 18:34

NZ Police releases public app
Posted 8-Jan-2020 11:43

Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted 7-Jan-2020 16:06

Intel brings innovation with technology spanning the cloud, network, edge and PC
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:54

AMD announces high performance desktop and ultrathin laptop processors
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:42

AMD unveils four new desktop and mobile GPUs including AMD Radeon RX 5600
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:32

Consolidation in video streaming market with Spark selling Lightbox to Sky
Posted 19-Dec-2019 09:09

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.