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E Hayes and Sons are proud and excited to be able to celebrate the Speed Record that brought Burt Munro and Invercargill to the attention of the world and help raise funds for Hospice Southland at the same time! We invite you to join us at

E Hayes Charity Auction, Ascot Park Hotel 26 August 2017 5pm-7pm.

TICKETS FOR THE EVENT ARE $10 per person  and are on saleClick Here to buy your Ticket directly from our online shop
exclusively at E Hayes, Dee Street or from our on line store


Items for Auction

Available for auction to the general public will be an impressive range of items, generously donated in order to raise much needed funds for Hospice Southland. Some of the items shown below at this time are indicative illustrations only. A full descriptive schedule of items to be auctioned will be published on this website prior to auction and will also be made available in store and at the auction. Terms and Conditions of the Auction will also be published.

Please note that some items listed will be available in a 'Silent Auction' held throughout the event.


You'll be able to bid for the following (Click images to enlarge):


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Start Your Engines
2017 Indian Scout 1133cc V-Twin motorcycle with anniversary custom painted tank. RRP - $21,495. Does not include on road costs.

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Big Kid Skid Lid

Shoei GT-Air full face Crash Helmet
XL- size 61-62cm Black Gloss with internal sun-visor.
RRP $799

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Top Gear - Mens

Spidi Ace - Men's Black Leather Motorcycle Jacket P131/026
RRP $899

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Top Gear - Womens

Spidi Ace - Women's Black Leather Motorcycle Jacket P128
RRP $899

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Mix It Up

KitchenAid KSM150 Artisan Stand Mixer RRP $1049.00

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Cookbook autographed by Celebrity Chef Nadia Lim, handy kitchen container packed with assorted utensils plus $300 My Food Bag option - Total value approx $600
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Electric Tile saw, Evacut 25pc EM3 Drill Set plus 12V 2.0Ah Hammer Drill and Impact Driver Kit - Total Value $820
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Selection of Emile Henry Baking dishes and Roasting pot, Cherry Casserole and Oven dish , Silicone Spatula, Spoon and Oven Gloves  - Total Value $520
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Precious Memories

$1000 Wedding Photography from professional wedding photographer, Dave Loudon, within the Southland region. Conditions apply

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Everlast Boxing Gloves personally autographed by Joseph Parker and Kevin Barry Jr
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Fairway to Heaven
Round of golf for 3 people at the Hills Championship Golf Course in Arrowtownas guests of law firm Cavell Leitch including lunch and drinks in the clubhouse. Value over $3000

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Turn Over a New Leaf
Services of two Qualified Horticulturalists (6hrs total) and one Qualified Arborist (3hrs total) within Invercargill and Otatara boundaries. Total value $700.
Conditions apply

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Cruisin and Snoozin'

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise for two with Real Journeys on the Fiordland Navigator, departing from Manapouri. Total value approx $1200

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Splash and Dash

All Day Jetboat adventure for two with Wairaurahiri Jet into the heart of Fiordland National Park and back. Total value $498

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Nothing But Net

The ultimate Netball Fan Pack - Authentic Silver Ferns Players Gear and signed poster plus Southern Steel signed ball, t-shirt and 2018 season Invercargill Home Games Season Pass.

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G3 Lever Block .25T X 1.5M, Chain Block .25T X 6M , Pacific Hoists Back Pack plus Grease Gun - Total value $520
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Fuller brand 450mm tool bag with extensive range of Fuller workshop tools - Value $500
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Have a Blast

Karcher K3 Waterblaster Kit and Autosol cleaning kit- Total value $560

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A Whole World of Light
XEO 19R headlamp - world leading illuminating technology from LED LENSER - Value $599


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Shell-themed glass platter, handcrafted by Southland Glass Artist Phil Newbury - Valued at $300.
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Husqvarna 115i Line Trimmer and Morrison 2400W 230V Blower Vac - Total Value $700
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Selected product range pack from Aerofast, CRC, ADOS, Autosol and more including tiedowns, straps, sealers, glues, lubricants, paints, cleaners and grease gun - Value $600
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Socket To Me

Koken 6268M ¾”Dr Metric Socket Set - Value $819

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Nilfisk C105.7-5 compact water blaster plus Alemlube wall mounted garden hose reel - Total Value $450
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Weldsafe Titanium Carbon Fibre Welding Helmet valued at $200 plus Viper Arc140 Welder valued at $380 - Total Value $580

Pedal to the Metal

Custom made childrens vintage ride on steel pedal car. One of only 3 available in new Zealand

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Talk the Torque

Sykes Pickavent Torque Wrench and Puller Kit plus Grease Gun - Total Value $1100


Boots n' All

Mens and womans selection of the famous Skellerup Red Band clothing and footwear range - Total Value $450


Wrapped and Ready

Famous Carhartt brand lined coat, Duck Bib overalls, acryllic watch hat, Odessa cap and Redwing motorcycle gloves  - Total Value $750

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Smart and Classy Dinner Party

Stellar 7000 3 piece draining saucepan set 16/18/20cm plus Stellar Rochester 44 piece Cutlery set- Total Value TBA

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Sailing Away

Limited Edition framed and signed 35th America’s Cup winners shirt from Emirates Team New Zealand Skipper/Wing trimmer Glenn Ashby. Total Value UNKNOWN



We also have a generous range of donated goods which will be RAFFLED throughout the event, including :
Ampro 1/2" Dr Std & Deep Socket set 6pt 45pc • Wall mounted Garden Hose Reel • Morrison 2400W 230V Blower Vac • Box of tea towels, oven gloves and aprons • Woodlands Butchery voucher • One Hour Horse Trek at Sandy Point, Invercargill • Medium Crimson Healthy Back Pack • Z Series socket set • Emile Henry Baking Dish 35 x 25 x 5 Clay • Emile Henry Baking Dish 42 x 28 Clay.



The 26th August 2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of motorcycle speed legend Burt Munro’s remarkable achievement on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA. On that day, Burt claimed the World Record for a Class S-A 1000cc motorcycle with an average speed of 184.087mph. (North run 184.710mph and South run 183.463mph).  It’s a record that stands to this day.

The E Hayes and Sons name and iconic Invercargill hardware store has long been associated with Burt Munro and his achievements and we are proudly joining a weekend of celebrations by presenting this exciting CHARITY AUCTION to raise funds for Hospice Southland.



E Hayes and Sons would like to acknowledge the support and generous donations made by the following businesses and individuals in support of this project:

• Nadia Lim • Vicki Drain, Robyn Bye and Derek Winwood  • Gladstone Tyres and Mags • Dene Allen • Phil Newbury Glass Artist • Cameo Picture Framers


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