The Tip Shop

You can donate or buy a range of items at the Tip Shop salvaged goods shop.

Second Treasures image 2018

Photo credit: Andy Spain


The Tip Shop accepts donated items people no longer want that are still in usable condition, and you can now also find us on Trade Me by searching 'tipshop' in the member profile section. Please note, we reserve the right to put items on Trade Me. All profits go towards the running of your favourite Tip Shop.

Location and hours

You can now find out about special deals, interesting items on sale, and what's available through our Trade Me page by following the Wellington Tip Shop on Facebook


The shop is a great place to pick up a range of items at bargain prices:

  • furniture
  • bric-a-brac
  • building materials
  • tools
  • toys
  • books
  • clothes
  • bike parts.

Trade Me

You can pick up some special items online - see what's listed on our TradeMe account

Tip Shop truck with signage

Tip Shop truck

Check out our awesome Tip Shop truck and team - collecting recoverable stuff from the tipping point and delivering it to the Tip Shop.

It's also designed to increase visibility and engage people around reducing, reusing and waste minimisation. Feel free to have a chat with driver, who will be happy to talk about what they do and why.

There is no collection service.

Water tanks

200 litre water tanks are available at the Tip Shop during usual opening hours - including weekends. They cost $110. 

As the water tanks are in high demand, stocks often run out, so please call our Contact Centre to make sure there are plenty available before you head up there.

See water tanks and water containers.

Garden products

You can also buy the bagged Capital Compost garden products at the shop.

More information

Council Contact Centre

Phone 04 499 4444
Mobile Free text 3400
Fax 04 801 3138