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Australasian Auctioneering Championships 2015

The Australasian Auctioneering Championships is an annual event representing the most professional and skilled auctioneers that New Zealand and Australia have to offer.

The Championships are conducted jointly by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) and the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). This year, the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) hosted the competition in Melbourne. It was a hotly contested event with all contestants delivering outstanding auctions, but, it was Harry Li from Victoria who was declared the 2015, Australasian Auctioneering Champion, winning the title for Australia after four consecutive wins by New Zealand.

Congratulations go to all the finalists:

  • John Bowring – New Zealand (REINZ)
  • Damien Cooley – NSW
  • Andrew North – New Zealand (REINZ)
  • Edward Riley-NSW

The annual event tests the top auctioneers on their knowledge of best practice and legislation as well as their performance in a simulated auction situation that includes complex bidding sequences and testing questions.

2015 winner Harry Li - Victoria

To view photos from the Australasian Auctioneering Championships click here