AB Equipment

18 Branches Across New Zealand

Phone: 0800 303 090

AB Equipment – Gisborne Branch

Gisborne Branch

91 Aerodrome Road,
Awapuni, Gisborne 4010

PO Box 588, Gisborne 4040

Ph: 06 867 3580

Fax: 06 929 1992

Branch Manager Richard Smith 027 287 8895
Customer Support Manager Erin Maule 06 867 3580 027 504 1881
Construction Equipment Sales Specialist Ben Kendrick 06 873 9110 021 658 554
Parts Manager Chris Watt 027 2422 320

Contact Us in Gisborne

The AB Equipment team in Gisborne is your local service for equipment, repairs and technical support. We provide all the services you need and we provide them quickly, letting you get on with the job.

Whenever you need support, onsite repairs, or any other services, all you need to do is call AB Equipment. We’ll be onsite fixing your equipment or providing the training and support you want. We’ll assist with your purchasing and hire options, up to date technical support, and any services you require.

Emergency Assistance & More

Do you need emergency work on your equipment or spare parts for your excavators? You can call AB Equipment Gisborne at any time in the case of an emergency.

We also offer maintenance services including regular servicing to reduce the risk of downtime. Talk to our experts to create a maintenance schedule that will save you time, money and inconvenience.

If you require specific services, use the contact numbers above to speak to our experts. If you’d like to talk to someone about operator training, equipment purchases, rentals, or other matters, ring the main contact number. We’ll be happy to help.

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