Inter-Island Household Moving

About SouthernSwift Relocations

Based in Hamilton our inter-island house moving services are focussed on providing a quality relocation service between greater Auckland and the Otago lakes district and all the rural areas that surround it.

What we carry

Inter-Island household contents are our first priority, however, we can transport other lines provided they are clean, non palletised, able to be loaded/unloaded by hand and suitable to accompany household furniture.

Routes and destinations

The closure of the Kaikoura highway has changed the options. We now re-route via the West Coast highway, through to Haast, then on to Wanaka/Queenstown, and returning to Auckland the same way.

Depending on volume we can deliver and load outside the 'Lakes District and Auckland'. Never assume we can't do it, give me a call.

We do not contract household moves within the South Island or North Island, our focus is on inter island moves only.


We offer a simple and rapid inter-island house moving quotation system. As an owner contractor hungry for opportunities, I will reply and present our moving proposal super fast.


We load and deliver ourselves. We never offload, or subcontract loads to other branches or to other movers to complete.

Once loaded, your consignment stays on the delivery vehicle until delivery, by the same crew.


Our inter-island moving vehicles are late model 60 cubic metre trucks, fully equipped for furniture transport with powered tail lifts and loading ramps. The bodies are fully lined with padded boards and tie rails so that each item can be secured, blanket wrapped and delivered in perfect condition.

Leigh Nichols, Owner Operator of SouthernSwift Relocations - Inter-Island Moving Company

I am an owner operator with at 20+ years hands on experience. I will be your loader, driver, and unloader on your relocation. No exceptions!

  • I plan each assignment
  • Complete the quote
  • Load your household
  • Drive to destination
  • Unload at your new home safe and sound every time

Leigh Nichols, Owner contractor.

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