New Zealand moved into the new COVID-19 Protection Framework ( AKA the traffic Light System ) at 11.59pm on Thursday , 2 December 2021.

As the South Island has been designated Orange Dominion Trading Co Ltd will be open to ALL customers with restrictions during this time as mandated by the NZ government for the Orange areas.
This includes physical distancing of 2m between our customers and staff and compulsory QR code scanning. For those without the ability to scan we have contact sheets available for you to use. We also have extra hygiene measures in place and contactless options for delivery and payment should you request it. We will not be scanning Vaccination Passes.

We appreciate your cooperation and patience during this time.

Thank you for your understanding

Dominion Trading Co Ltd.




Dominion Trading Company is a privately owned and family run scrap metal business that has been operating for approximately 80 years. We specialise in recycling used automotive batteries throughout New Zealand, however we also purchase ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal. We offer competitive pricing and friendly service and also offer a skip and bin service throughout the Canterbury region.

We offer a plumbers, electricians and roofers rate. Please feel free to contact us for a quote on commercial lots of scrap or for a battery pickup nation wide. Our Christchurch yard is open for business Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm and on Saturday from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY HOURS: Last operating day in 2021 – Thursday December 23rd closing at Midday. Re-opening on Monday January 10th 2022.

The team at Dominion Trading wish you a safe and merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

Sell Your Scrap Metals

Sell Your Scrap Metals

We purchase ferrous (steel and iron) and non-ferrous scrap metal such as copper, brass, aluminium, lead, covered pvc copper wire, hot water cylinders and stainless steel and pay in cash, cheque or by direct credit.


Scrap Metals Collection

Scrap Metals Collection

We offer a skip and bin service throughout the Canterbury region and also offer a pickup service to businesses.

Car Batteries

Car Batteries

We pay market leading rates for all used lead based batteries including deep cycle, solar and used automotive batteries.

Our Location

We are located at 333 Blenheim Road in Upper Riccarton.