Ian Scott

  • Land/Shallow Water Search

Cost For My Service

Base rate covers fuel costs and successful recovery is based on reward of what ever you think my service is worth, or can afford. If I don’t find it you only pay for travel expenses.

I encourage you to contact Police on 09 2611300 to log a report if I can’t find it.

Search Types

Jewellery, tools, keys, survey markers...anything metal.

Search Locations

I can work on land and up to my waist in water, I also have contacts who are trained with SCUBA.

Sea, rivers, lakes, gardens, construction sites...

Historic reserves are protected in New Zealand by the historic places trust, it will be up to you to ask for permission for me to work on these sites, private property will need permission from the land owner.

I don’t look for buried cables, water mains or other utilities

I will travel as far a Pukekohe,West Auckland, Takapuna, otherwise I will contact another detectorist.

Ian Scott's Bio

I live in east Auckland where I live with my wife. I am the administrator for the Facebook page New Zealand Ring Finder and have been a keen hobby detectorist for 10 years. I have successfully returned almost a $100,000 in lost items to very grateful people so I hope I can help you to.

Ian Scott - Recent Blog Post

  • Auckland New Zealand $250,000 lost ring found in garden (2019)

    Wednesday afternoon I was contacted by a lady who had been pruning her hedge when she felt her ring slip off her finger. She spent some time shaking the bushes and reaching around the roots. After realizing that she probably needed a metal detector, she decided to call me. This morning I went to an […]

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