AB Equipment

18 Branches Across New Zealand

Phone: 0800 303 090

AB Equipment – Christchurch Branch

Christchurch Branch

4 Brydone Road, Hornby South, Christchurch 8042

Ph: 03 344 1820

Fax: 03 344 1959

P O Box 16 187 Hornby Christchurch 8441

Christchurch 2
Branch Manager Aaron Moir 027 207 26 03
Rentals Manager Duncan Burn 03 344 1829 021 895 348
Workshop Service Manager John Edwards 027 6421719
Materials Handling Sales Specialist Leric Smith 027 606 6524
Materials Handling Sales Specialist Vaughan Carpenter 027 809 4902
Construction Equipment Sales Specialist Nic Mclennan 027 275 6252
Construction Equipment Sales Specialist Steve Varcoe 021 969 323

Contact Us in Christchurch

As your local AB Equipment branch, we offer a complete range of services for clients in Christchurch. We’re here to ensure that you get fast, reliable services in the Christchurch area and the surrounding regions.

Some of the things your local AB Equipment can help you with include:

  • Emergency service jobs
  • Technical support
  • Fast servicing
  • Maintenance services, including scheduled preventative maintenance to keep your equipment in top condition and avoid downtime

Ask our experts about setting up scheduled maintenance for your business.

Equipment Rental Experts

If you need help with equipment for your business, call your local AB Equipment branch. We’ll provide the help and solutions you need, including affordable purchasing and hire options, complete support, and all the technical assistance you need to expand your business.

Call our team on the numbers above and if you’re not sure who to talk to for your needs, just call the office number. We’re happy to assist.

Materials Handling & Floor Care

  • Forklifts, Reach Trucks, Order Pickers, Stackers, Hand Pallet Trucks branded Toyota, BT,  Raymond, Kalmar, Flexi and Combilift
  • Very Narrow Aisle high-density internal warehousing equipment
  • Nilfisk floor cleaning equipment including industrial sweepers and floor scrubbers
  • Kalmar Forklift trucks, Reach Stackers, Empty Container Handlers, Port Equipment and Timber Handling Forklifts

Construction Equipment & Forestry Equipment

  • Construction Equipment, mini and maxi excavators, road rollers & compactors, HDD drills, Vacuum excavation equipment,  Skid steers & Track Loaders (Sakai, Sumitomo, Vermeer, Manitou, Doosan, Bobcat & Vermeer)
  • Vermeer Environmental products including wood chippers, HDD directional drills, tub wood grinders, horizontal wood grinders
  • Manitou all terrain telescopic handlers and all terrain forklifts, elevating work platforms
  • Tigercat Specialised Forestry machinery including skidders, forwarders & levelling harvesters and fella bunchers

Customer Support

  • Parts for all product ranges including Toyota, BT, Raymond, JLG, Kalmar, Vermeer, Sakai, Sumitomo, Vermeer, Manitou, MacDonald Johnston, Nilfisk, Doosan and Bobcat
  • T Mar Forestry Swing Yarders and Grapple


  • Forklift Rental for short or long term needs, from one hour to eight-year contracts

Operator Training

  • Forklift Training including F Endorsement certification for driving on roads
  • Wheels, Tracks and Rollers Training for W, T & R Endorsements