professional FIELD services - wellington & new zealand wide

Our field services include, audits, tracing, field visits, interviews, debt negotiation and asset recoveries (repossessions). We offer a single source, one-stop shop for all your field assignments in Wellington or anywhere in New Zealand.


The Neill Group operates the most extensive network of experienced field agents, process servers, private investigators and repossession agents in New Zealand. We personally visit debtors and defendants in every region of New Zealand. Why do our legal, commercial and government clients invest in field visits? A personal visit by a field agent is a proven method to ensure the  compliance with legal and contractual obligations or to confirm identity, locations and property of any individual. We are also often asked to inspect assets, negotiate payment arrangements and serve demand notices or court proceedings.  

Are you searching Google for 'field agents, repossession agents or private investigators Wellington', or 'field agents, repossession agents or private investigators New Zealand'? When looking for the right field agent, process server, repossession agent or private investigator in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch or anywhere in New Zealand, we urge you to be vigilant and act with caution. Please do not support industry cowboys and unlicensed operators, we suggest you check your chosen providers repossession agent or private investigators licence, ask to see their credentials, client references and proof of commercial insurance.  


Why choose us?

  • We are approved by the New Zealand police and licensed by the Ministry of Justice (PSPLA). 
  • From Kaitaia to Bluff, we work everywhere; we have a nationwide team of field agents, repossession agents and licensed private investigators.
  • Our professional field agents conduct personal visits to inspect assets, interview people, negotiate payment arrangements or to confirm the whereabouts of absconded clients or debtors.
  • We carry out commercial evictions when the property owner has the legal right to re-enter a premises as a result of arrears on a rental or lease agreement. 
  • We have decades of experience with working in sensitive environments that require diplomacy and a high degree of care because of potential brand, company or reputation damage.

Field visits

Our nationwide field agents and licensed repossession agents have the ability to communicate with people at every level. We have experience interacting safely with people who respond best to a personal visit, including those with mental health and addiction issues.

We provide floorplan audits of motor vehicle dealerships, as well as the assessment of assets for major banks and financial institutions. We carry out field visits to confirm addresses, serve legal documents, negotiate payment arrangements and to inspect secured assets. 

A number of our field agents and licensed private investigators are former detectives and police officers. Their skill set and specialised knowledge have helped to uncover identity theft, credit fraud and other acts of dishonesty. 

Tracing, repossessions and asset recoveries 

We urge you to reject industry cowboys and protect your reputation! The Neill Group are New Zealand's leading police approved and government licensed repossession agents. Since 1987, we have repossessed boats, aircraft, spa pools, motor vehicles, and commercial equipment, including EFTPOS machines. 

Please note: Unlike our competitors, we only accept instructions from major banks and reputable (tier 1) financial institutions. We will not engage in any asset recovery process (field visit or actual repossession) involving household chattels or other personal property used as security on a consumer's loan or personal finance contract.