Skellerns Metal Castings

From manhole covers, grates and frames, to commercial components such as anchor winches, taps and hinges through to large bronze sculptures like Sir Colin Meads and memorial bronze plaques and signage, Skellerns Foundry produces a variety of metal castings.

Our Streetware components have proven to be robust and durable over many years.  Skellerns Metal Castings Ltd supply all the major plumbing and drainage outlets including Hynds and Humes. Our products have been approved by major utility companies such as Watercare for use on their networks and in areas with extreme load applications such as the port and airport pavements. For example the new Skellerns oversized 610 mm diameter manhole access cover and frame has been independently tested and approved by Watercare, Auckland for use on its waste water network.


Our cast iron, bronze and other metal alloy products are manufactured to suit any budget. Selecting the metal casting process that is the most cost effective to meet your requirements to the highest quality standards.


Skellerns has the flexibility to manufacture bespoke and precision castings by utilising a variety of hard sand and green sand metal casting processes, as well as our lost wax process making Skellerns one of New Zealand's leading Investment Castings foundries.


Whether it be a product in cast iron, bronze, aluminium or any other metal alloy, our foundry’s metal casting teams will work above and beyond to ensure the end result is of the highest quality and to your full satisfaction.


From metal components, bronze sculptures and plaques or streetware products, our staff have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the foundry and metal casting industry and can readily assist you in achieving your metal casting outcomes.

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Sand Moulding and Investment Casting

Our variety of metal casting processes enables Skellerns to be one of New Zealands’ top foundries for utilising Green Sand Moulding, Hard Sand Moulding and Investment Castings using the lost wax process…

Streetware and Drainage

Manhole covers, grates and frames along with a variety of stormwater and water main products, Skellerns manufactures and imports a wide range of standard and bespoke cast iron and aluminium Streetware products…


Skellerns produces a range of concretework products including Septic Tanks, Cesspits, Concrete Risers and supporting Streetware and drainage components… 

Memorial & Tribute Plaques

Skellerns memorial headstone and signage plaques are high quality custom designed plaques, cast in bronze, aluminium or steel and have been used to commemorate a wide range of special occasions and tributes

Artwork & Sculptures

ur bronze statues and metal sculptures such as Sir Colin Mead, the Piha Marlin statue and the Passendal Memorial in Belgium, has Skellerns Auckland foundry proud to work with artists and designers to produce such a wide range of elegantly designed and cast Artwork and Sculptures.

Marine Industry

Specialising in marine castings and supplying some of New Zealand’s leading Marine Industry manufacturers with top quality castings.

Our Marine products range from propellers and keels through to bespoke and custom products.

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Our Locations

Auckland Foundry

86 Patiki Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026 map
T: (09) 828 9668

Hamilton Foundry

35 Ellis Street, Frankton, Hamilton 3204 map
T: (07) 846 2362